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Dagger (aikuchi) with a south sea islander pulling a coral branch through waves (includes 51.1167.1-51.1167.4)
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Dagger (aikuchi) with a south sea islander pulling a coral branch through waves (includes 51.1167.1-51.1167.4)


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Description Dagger (aikuchi) with a south sea islander pulling a coral branch through waves
Inscriptions [Signature] Shounsai Yukimichi; [Signature] Seisho Sanjin; [Transcription] Shina(no) kuni Minamoto Yoshinao; Masamune no o motte utsushi tsukuru kore; [Transcription] Mu Shi Ju; [Transcription] Sei Do; [Translation] Minamoto Yoshinao of Shinano province made this copying Masamune; [Translation] No beginning, ending; [Translation] Calm movement

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Period
Ca. 1800 (Edo)
Medium
Black lacquer, steel, mother of pearl, copper, gold, silver, shakudo
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1167
Measurements
18 1/4 in. (46.3 cm) (l.) mounted aikuchi
Geographies
  • Shinano (Place of Origin)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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