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Set of Sword Fittings (Mitokoromono)

Gotō Mitsuyoshi (Shinjō)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Set of Sword Fittings (Mitokoromono)
  • Creator: Gotō Mitsuyoshi (Shinjō)
  • Date Created: early 19th century
  • Physical Dimensions: L. of hair dressing tool (kogai) (a) 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm); L. of each grip ornament (menuki) (b, c) 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); L. of knife handle (kozuka) (d) 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm)
  • Type: Set of sword fittings (Mitokoromono)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/24714
  • Medium: Copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, silver
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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