Kozuka with design of Niô

Japanese
Edo period
mid-19th century
Yokoya Sômin V (Japanese, born in 1795), School Mito School (Japanese, 18th through 20th century)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.5 x 0.8 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.842

Medium or Technique

Main material: copper; surface treatment: ishime-ji; other metals: reverse gold; gold and shakudô; decorative technique: takabori

On View

Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Gallery (Gallery 228)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Kiryusai Somin, with a kao

起龍斎宗*(玉+民)(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection