Kozuka with design of Nio

Japanese
Edo period
late 18th to mid-19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.4 x 0.4 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5233a

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Unsigned
無銘

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection