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Kozuka with design of reclining elephant

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Otsuryuken Miboku, with a kao 乙柳軒味墨(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.779

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor