Kozuka with design of a courtesan in a boat (Asazuma-bune)

Japanese
Edo period
Late 18th–early 19th century (?)
Designed by Hanabusa Itchô (Japanese, 1652–1724), Forgery of Yokoya Sôyo (Japanese, 1700–1779), School Yokoya School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 3/4 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.853

Medium or Technique

Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold and silver; decorative technique: katakiri-bori and hirazogan

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Hanabusa Itcho zu [(From a) design by Hanabusa Itcho]
Soyo, with a kao
英一蝶図  宗与(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection