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Knife Handle (Kozuka)

Inscribed by Gotō Eijō
(Japanese, 1577–1617, sixth-generation Gotō master)

Date: late 16th–early 17th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, copper
Dimensions: L. 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm); W. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm)
Classification: Knives
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1945
Accession Number: 45.24.17

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