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Kozuka with design of farmer plowing with a water-buffalo

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Miyagawa Shigehide, with a kao 宮川重秀(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1024

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor