Kozuka with design of a figure fruitlessly attempting to catch a catfish with a gourd (hyotan namazu)

Japanese
Edo period
18th century (?)
Goto Kenjo (Japanese, 1586–1663), School Gotô School (Japanese)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.7 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm (3 13/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.1019

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kenjo zu [Minoda Tomoyoshi, (from a) design by Kenjo]
Minoda Tomoyoshi

顕乗図 箕田朝美(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection