Kozuka with design of standing figure

Japanese
Edo period–Meiji era
mid to late 19th century
Designed by Hanabusa Itchô (Japanese, 1652–1724), Forgery of Kono Haruaki (Japanese, 1785–1859)


Dimensions

Overall: 9.8 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (3 7/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.940

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor

Signed

Hokuso-o Hanabusa Itcho [Shunmei Hogen in early spring of the kanoe-inu year of Ka(ei) (=1850)]
Ka kanoe inu moshun Shunmei Hogen, with a kao
北窗翁英一蝶 嘉庚戌孟春 春明法眼(花押)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection