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Kozuka with design of poems from the Hyakunin Isshu anthology

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Signed

Ryusui 龍水

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 1.4 x 0.5 cm (3 15/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.101

Medium or Technique

Main material: ivory; other metals: wood; decorative technique: incising and staining

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor