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Kozuka with design of two carp and bamboo

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Signed

Takase Eiju, with seal Taka 高瀬栄寿 印 高

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.9 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5231a

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold; decorative technique: takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor