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Kozuka with design of rats and rice-bales

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Masakiyo, with a kao 正清(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, Late 18th–early 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (3 3/4 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.996

Medium or Technique

Main material: shakudo; surface treatment: nanako-ji; other metals: reverse copper; gilt frame; gold and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor