Kozuka knife handle

Japanese Collection

Accession Nr.: 2650
Type: weapons and armament; metalwork; martial accessory
Date of production:
Edo (Tokugawa) period
Place of production:
Acquisition: collection of Ferenc Hopp
Materials/Techniques: bronze, gold, silver
Dimensions: height: 9.7 cm
width: 1.4 cm
depth: 6mm
Decoration: The attendants of Ryūjin, the God of the Sea (a dragon) push out of the sea the bell which was sent to Tawara Todának (a.k.a. Fujiwara Hidesato). Unsigned.