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Kozuka with design of Shain studying by the light of a bag of fireflies

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Signed

Kiryusai 起龍斎

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Catalogue Raisonné

88

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.855

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: iroe hirazogan, katakiri-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor