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Kozuka with design of Rokurokubi exhaling a dragonfly

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Signed

Issan Joi, with seal Nagaharu 一蚕乗意永意

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

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

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.735

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: ishime-ji; other metals: gold and shakudo; decorative technique: shishiai-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor