Antique Japanese Samurai Knife Handle Kozuka With a Buddhist Lion Shishi & Floral Pattern
A fine antique Edo Period 1603 -1868 AD Japanese samurai knife handle Kozuka, made of the gold inlaid copper-gold alloy (shakudō). Exterior adorned with a finely executed gold inlaid raised design depicting a Buddhist Lion Shishi and floral pattern on the Nanako ground.
CONDITION: Showing age and usage.
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Overall length: 9.6 cm (3.78 inches)
Width: 14 mm
Weight: 20 Grams.