Art is a journey into the most unknown thing of all - oneself. Nobody knows his own frontiers… I don’t think I’d ever want to take a road if I knew where it led.

Louis Kahan

Iron Zogan Kozuka, 18th / 19th C.

A kozuka was the handle of an accessory knife on a scabbard which could be put in or taken out through a hole in the tsuba even if the sword was sheathed.

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