19th century Kozuka, Dragon in the Clouds Design


Title: Kozuka, dragon in the clouds design
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.

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Dimensions9.7 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm
Product Date19th century