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Kozuka with design of two wild boar running towards a mountain torrent

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Signed

Fukuchi-shi no konomi ni yotte gyonen nanajusansai Hitotsuyanagi Michinaga saku [Hitotsuyanagi Michinaga made this to the order of Mr Fukuchi at the age of seventy-three] 依福地氏好行年七十三歳一柳道寿作

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

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

Catalogue Raisonné

142

Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.5 x 0.7 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.992

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor