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Dagger (aikuchi) with sheath imitating cherry tree bark (includes 51.1190.1-51.1190.4)
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Dagger (aikuchi) with sheath imitating cherry tree bark (includes 51.1190.1-51.1190.4)


Description Inscription Credit
Description Fuchi, kashira - Falling cherry blossoms. kozuka, kogai - chrysanthemums. (silver, shakudo, gold). saya - simulated cherry tree bark in lacquer. (lacquer,shakudo, gold).
Inscriptions tango no kami kanemichimasakuni (no) mizuno [ ][ ]; [Translation] Kanemichi, Honorary Lord of Tango Province; [Translation] Made by Masakuni of Mizuno
Credit Acquired before 1931

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Period
ca. 19th century
Medium
Red lacquer, steel, shakudo, silver, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1190
Measurements
14 15/16 in. (38 cm) (l.) mounted aikuchi
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
  • Mizuno (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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