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Dagger (tanto) with Yamabushi and tengu masks (includes 51.1187.1-51.1187.5)
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Dagger (tanto) with Yamabushi and tengu masks (includes 51.1187.1-51.1187.5)


Provenance Inscription
Provenance Acquired by Henry Walters before 1931
Inscriptions [Signature] Nyokassai Yasuichi; [Transcription] Echizen ju Shimosaka; [Transcription] Ushi (ni) oite [ ][ ] Kinjo ; [Translation] [ ][ ] Kinjo, in Ushu province; [Translation] Shimosaka, living in Echizen

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Period
1800-1825 (Edo)
Medium
Black lacquer, wood, steel, copper alloy, silver, shakudo, gold
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1187
Measurements
17 15/16 in. (45.5 cm) (l.) mounted tanto
Geographies
  • Inaba province (Place of Origin)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
  • Ushu province (Place of Origin)
  • Tottori (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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