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Kozuka with design of butterflies and irises

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Signed

[Ishiguro Masamori, with a kao] 石黒政守(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.950

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor