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Title

Wakizashi

19th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Title
    Kenukigata-tachi (ceremonial sword)
    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Meiji period 1868 - 1912 → Japan
    Date
    19th century
    Media category
    Arms & armour
    Materials used
    forged iron, rayskin, black lacquer
    Dimensions
    87.0 cm :

    part a - sword blade, 61 cm

    part b - tsuka (hilt), 22.3 x 3.9 cm

    part c - tsuba (left panel), 7.4 x 6.9 cm

    part d - tsuba (mid section), 7.4 x 6.9 cm

    part e - tsuba (right panel), 7.4 x 6.9 cm

    part f - (saya (scabbard), 65 x 3.3 cm

    part g - fuchi, 3.8 x 0.9 cm

    part h - pin

    part i - (parts h & i hold the hilt to the sword)

    Signature & date

    Signed on tang "Kaneaki". Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of George Sherren Johnston 1996
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    442.1996.a-i
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan