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Kozuka with design of Chinese poet Rihaku (Li Bai) looking at a waterfall

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Signed

Mitsumasa, with a kao 光政

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 0.5 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.859

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; decorative technique: katakiri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor