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Kozuka with design of Jurojin with a minogame on the back of a crane, flying down towards a bridge-post hung with New Year decorations

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Signed

[Shunmei Hogen] 春明法眼

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (3 15/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.939

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor