Kozuka with design of a man preparing food

Japanese
Edo period
early to mid-19th century
Uchikoshi Hirochika (Japanese), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

37.903

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Ichijusai Hirochika, with a kao

一寿斎弘親(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection