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Kozuka with design of a Chinese sage beneath a willow tree

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Signed

Nara Tsuneshige saku [Made by Nara Tsuneshige] 奈良常重作

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th century

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

37.751

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: various; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: shishiai-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor