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Kozuka with design of Mount Fuji and dragon

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Inscription

嘉上敦閹茂老写

Signed

Sawaki Akitatsu, with a kao 佐脇明龍(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.946

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor