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Sword (katana) Tsuba, fuchi, kashira, kozuka, kogai, saya -  Chrysanthemums and maple leaves (includes 51.1210-51.1210.5)
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Sword (katana) Tsuba, fuchi, kashira, kozuka, kogai, saya - Chrysanthemums and maple leaves (includes 51.1210-51.1210.5)


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Description Saya leather-covered with mother-of-pearl inlay. Kojiri, extending half way up saya, kozuka handle (blade inscribed) ura-gawara, split kogai, koiguchi, tsuba, fuchi, mekugi, kurigata. Menuki band, kashira, all of silver. Habaki and seppa of gold. Corded tsuka. Tsuba, fuchi, kashira, kozuka, kogai, saya - Chrysanthemums and maple leaves (autumn subject matter)
Inscriptions bungo ju yamashiro daijo fujiwara yoshiyuki
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
Ca. 1661 (early Edo)
Medium
Lacquer, leather, mother-of-pearl, silver, gold, steel
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1210
Measurements
33 7/8 in. (86 cm) (l.) mounted katana
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
  • Yamashiro (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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