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Kozuka with design of Tekkai Sennin breathing out his soul

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Signed

[Joi, with seal Nagaharu] 乗意 印 永春

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 19th century

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

37.738

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: darker shibuichi; decorative technique: shishiai-bori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor