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Dagger (aikuchi) with a silver saya with dragons chasing jewels in clouds and an elephant head tsuka in silver (51.1286.1-51.1286.2)
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Dagger (aikuchi) with a silver saya with dragons chasing jewels in clouds and an elephant head tsuka in silver (51.1286.1-51.1286.2)


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Description Kozuka, kogai - Waves heart shaped cutout; unusually small kozuka. Saya - Dragon with jewels in clouds; brown lacquer koiguchi; gold habaki. Tsuka - one piece, in form of an elephant's head.
Inscriptions none
Credit Acquired before 1931

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Medium
Silver, steel, gold, brown lacquer
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1286
Measurements
Overall: 14 3/16 in. (36 cm)
Geographies
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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