Antique Copper and Iron Kozuka


This is a flora themed, late Edo period kozuka (handle for a kogatana kozuka blade kept in the scabbard of a Japanese sword). There are remnants of gold overlay on some portions of the copper relief.

This iron kozuka has been purchased. See the TOKOHAN catalog for currently available kozuka.

view of flora pattern on Japanese kozuka

Back View of Kozuka

view of iron kozuka back side Edo period antique kozuka in Japanese wood box

Kozuka in Presentation Case

Edo period iron kozuka in Japanese wooden presentation box copper and iron Japanese antique kozuka copper and iron Japanese kozuka

Close up view of kozuka edge showing the copper inlay technique

copper inlay on Japanese kozuka