Kozuka with design of a Chinese hero

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Nara Toshinaga (Japanese, 1667–1736), School Nara School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5239a

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

[Toshinaga, with a kao]

利寿(花押)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection