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Dagger (tanto) with silver saya and tsuka (includes 51.1248.1-51.1248.5)
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Dagger (tanto) with silver saya and tsuka (includes 51.1248.1-51.1248.5)


Description Conservation Inscription Credit
Description Tsuba, fuchi: Bamboo Kashira: Plum bloosoms, bird (sparrow?) Saya: Autumn flowers, plum blossoms.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/01/1971Examinationexamined for condition
Inscriptions Amida Buddha; [Transcription] Higo daijo Sadakuni; [Transcription] Hideaki horu; [Translation] Sadakuni, Lord of Higo province; [Translation] Engraved by Hideaki
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
Ca.1596 (Momoyama; Edo; Meiji; Taisho)
Medium
Silver, gold, steel, shakudo, copper alloy (sentoku)
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1248
Measurements
Overall: 17 11/16 in. (45 cm)
Geographies
  • Echizen (Place of Origin)
  • Edo (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Tokyo (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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