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Dagger (hamidashi) with a red and black lacquer saya worked as a branch (includes 51.1232.1 - 51.1232.5)
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Dagger (hamidashi) with a red and black lacquer saya worked as a branch (includes 51.1232.1 - 51.1232.5)


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Description Hamidashi type tsuba - Waves (shibuichi). Fuchi/kashira - waterfall, man in a dragon carriage (gold, ivory, metals). kozuka - landscape with person (ivory). saya - basket, ducks, floating cherry blossoms (lacquer with inlay ivory). menuki - dragon, tiger.
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Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
late 16th century (Momoyama)
Medium
Red and black lacquer, ivory, steel, shibuichi, gold, wood
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1232
Measurements
16 15/16 in. (43 cm) (l.) mounted hamidashi
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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