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Kozuka with design of Nanga-style landscape with fishing-boat

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Koto Kamogawa no higashi ni oite Ichinomiya Kenryushi Nagayoshi kore o horu [Ichinomiya Kenryushi Nagayoshi carved this to the east of the Kamogawa River in the Imperial Capital (Kyoto)] 皇都於鴨川東一宮見龍子長義彫之(花押)

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William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-late 18th century


Overall: 9.8 x 1.5 x 0.4 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

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




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