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A Black-Lacquer Koshirae for a Katana
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A Black-Lacquer Koshirae for a Katana

EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

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A Black-Lacquer Koshirae for a Katana
Edo period (19th century)
Black-lacquer saya with shakudo nanako fuchi-kashira and kozuka and kogai inlaid with seashells and seaweed in low-relief shakudo and gold, the menuki gold and shakudo chrysanthemums and poem paper; no tsuba
38¼in. (97.3cm.) long
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