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Kozuka with design of Jurojin

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Tenpo mizonue-tora shoshun Seiseisai Masatatsu saku [Made by Seiseisai Masatatsu in early spring of the mizunoe-tora year of Tenpo (=1842)] 天保壬寅初春青生斎政辰作

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1842

Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 3/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1109

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: reverse shakudo; gold, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe hirazogan and katakiri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor