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Dagger (aikuchi) with insects and autumn flowers (includes 51.1193.1-51.1193.3)
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Dagger (aikuchi) with insects and autumn flowers (includes 51.1193.1-51.1193.3)


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Description Dagger (aikuchi) with insects and autumn flowers. Ken and dragon decoration on blade
Inscriptions [Signature] Moritoshi; [Signature] Senjoshi Moritoshi (kao); [Transcription] Shizuoka ju Ikkansai Shigetoshi, Meiji yonen ni gatsu; [Translation] Ikkansai Shigetoshi, living in Shizuoka, Meiji 4 (1871, second month]

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Period
1871 (late Edo; Meiji)
Medium
Silver, steel, gold, shakudo, copper alloy
(Arms & Armor)
Accession Number
51.1193
Measurements
14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm) (l.) mounted aikuchi
Geographies
  • Edo (Place of Origin)
  • Japan, Tokyo (Place of Origin)
  • Shizuoka (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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