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Kanamono in the form of a dragon and jewel, with backplate engraved with waves

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Signed

Kikugawa 菊川

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 1.2 cm (3 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.691

Medium or Technique

Main material: gilt metal; other metals: shakudo and hardstone; silvered shibuichi backplate; decorative technique: uchidashi, takabori, zogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor