19th century Iron Kozuka, Plovers on the River
Title: Iron kozuka with design of plovers on the river
Date: 19th century
Size: 9.7 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm
Original Japanese antique.
Hilt of a small utility knife, placed in the pocket on the side of sheath. The hilt is of major importance bearing various artistic metalwork designs executed in excellent craftsmanship. Some date from as early as the Muromachi period, but mostly produced during and after the Momoyama period.
|Dimensions||9.7 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm|
|Condition Report||Discoloured on the back.|
|Subject||Samurai & Male, Animal & Birds|
|Product Date||19th century|