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Dagger (aikuchi) with dark brown saya, gold chrysanthemums (includes 51.1203.1-51.1203.2)
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Dagger (aikuchi) with dark brown saya, gold chrysanthemums (includes 51.1203.1-51.1203.2)


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Description Fuchi, kashira - Chrysanthemum (solid gold). kozuka, kogai - grass, chrysanthemums, dragonflies (shakudo, silver, gold). saya - Paulownia mon, chrysanthemums. (lacquer,gold).
Inscriptions [Poem, unread]; [Translation] Just before we feel the autumn chill approach among the pine trees lingers the scent off flowers
Credit Acquired before 1931

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Period
late 15th century (Muromachi)
Medium
Dark brown lacquer, steel, gold, shakudo, silver
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1203
Measurements
16 9/16 in. (42 cm) (l.) mounted aikuchi
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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