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Kozuka with design of Chohi seated, stroking his beard

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Bunka yon hinoto-u toshi hachigatsu hi Genshosai Masaharu tsukuru [Made by Genshosai Masaharu on a day in the eighth month of the fourth, hinoto-u, year of Bunka (=1807)] 文化四丁卯年八月日玄松斎政春造

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William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1807


Overall: 9.8 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

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




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