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Kozuka with design of lotus plant and sparrows

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Akichika horu [Carved by Akichika] 明親鐫

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1041

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor