Kozuka with design of Chinese poet Rihaku (Li Bai) holding a scroll
Overall: 9.8 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Main material: shibuichi; surface treatment: migaki-ji; other metals: gold, silver and shakudo; decorative technique: iroe takazogan
Not On View
Chinese poem: Li Bai could drink a crate of sake and write 100 poems but often when when drunk he would fall asleep in a tavern.
Naoyuki, with a kao
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection