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Kozuka with design of Chinese official and attendant

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Signed

[Shugodo Naoyuki] *(禾+亀)毫堂直随(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm (3 3/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.784

Medium or Technique

Main material: brass (?); surface treatment: ishime-ji; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo, shibuichi and copper; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor