© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: JAPNE0619-040
A FINE SHAKUDO, GOLD AND SILVER KOZUKA HANDLE WITH ARROW AND FALCON
Unsigned, kozuka handle, shakudo, gold and silver
Japan, 19th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Inlaid shakudo kozuka bearing a nanako ground decorated with an arrow (ya) and falcon (taka) in iro-e takazogan. In Japan both motifs were popularly depicted on arms. The prey bird was commonly used for hunting and represents the virtue of fighting spirit

LENGTH 9.5 cm

Provenance: Austrian private collection.
Condition: Excellent condition.

Nachverkauf:  sold

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