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Knife Handle (Kozuka)

Fittings maker:
Inscribed by Kanō Natsuo (Japanese, 1828–1898)
Date:
mid-19th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), silver
Dimensions:
L. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm); W. 9/16 in. (1.4 cm); thickness 3/16 in. (0.5 cm); Wt. 1 oz. (28.3 g)
Classification:
Sword Furniture-Kozuka
Credit Line:
The Howard Mansfield Collection, Gift of Howard Mansfield, 1936
Accession Number:
36.120.339
Not on view
This kozuka features a design of the moon's reflection in water.
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