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Dagger (aikuchi) with menuki of Benten and Tobosaku (includes 51.1192.1-51.1192.4)
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Dagger (aikuchi) with menuki of Benten and Tobosaku (includes 51.1192.1-51.1192.4)


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Description Dagger (aikuchi) with menuki of Benten and Tobosaku. Striped black and brown saya, iron mounts. Kozuka - Shishi with tassel bag. Inscription on kozuka blade according to entry on registrar's card.
Inscriptions [Signature] Uda Kunimune; [Transcription] Noshu seki Shizu Saburo Kaneuji; [Translation] Saburo Kaneuji at Shizu of Noshu seki
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters before 1931

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Period
Ca. 1469 (Momoyama)
Medium
Black and brown lacquer, steel, silver, gold, shakudo, iron
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1192
Measurements
17 11/16 in. (45 cm) (l.)mounted wakizashi or aikuchi
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Not On View

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