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Kozuka in the form of a banana leaf, with design of banana plant

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Otsuryuken Miboku, with a kao 乙柳軒味墨 (花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, early to mid-19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 9.6 x 1.4 x 0.7 cm (3 3/4 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.789

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; other metals: gold and shibuichi; decorative technique: iroe takazogan

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor