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Kozuka with design of the rats' wedding procession

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Signed

Tsuka-mon Shokatei Motohiro saku [The handle decoration made by Shokatei Motohiro saku The frame supplied by Kaigyokudo] Ji o yaginau Kaigyokudo, with seal Masateru 柄紋 松下亭元広作 地補 懐玉堂 印 正照

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 10.7 x 1.6 x 0.8 cm (4 3/16 x 5/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.1000

Medium or Technique

Main material: ebony; other metals: gold, silver, shakudo and shibuichi; decorative technique: sue-mon

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor