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Kozuka with design of snake, rocks and grasses

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Signed

Masatatsu 正辰

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.860

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor