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Dagger (aikuchi) with black lacquer saya as beaten leather (includes 51.184.1-51.1284.2)
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Dagger (aikuchi) with black lacquer saya as beaten leather (includes 51.184.1-51.1284.2)


Description Inscription Credit
Description Fuchi, kashira - Dragon and clouds. Menuki - dragons. Kozuka, kogai - Dragon, jewel in clouds. (split kogai). Saya - Immitation leather.
Inscriptions [Transcription] Kongo Yasha; [Translation] power-Northern Guardian; [Forged Signature] Yamashiro (no) Nishijin ju nin Umetada Myoju/ Keicho jugo nen nigatsu nichi; [Translation] Umetada Myoju, resident of Nishijin, Yamashiro province/ Keicho 15 (1609), 2nd month
Credit Acquired before 1931

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Period
1609 (Muromachi)
Medium
Steel, silver, gold, black lacquer
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1284
Measurements
Overall: 14 3/4 in. (37.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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