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Long Sword Blade ("Katana")


Provenance Inscription Credit
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transcription] Inscribed: sadamune: honami kokan; [Translation] Inscribed: Sadamune (attributed by Honami Kokan).
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
14th century (Muromachi)
Medium
steel with gold inlay
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1226.1
Measurements
27 9/16 in. (70 cm) (l.)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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