Kozuka blade with inlay of a branch of plum

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century
Hamano Noriyuki I (Japanese, 1736–1787), School Hamano School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.5212b

Medium or Technique

Main material: steel; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: katakiri-bori

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Noriyuki, with a kao

矩随(花押)

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection