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Short sword

Description

Short sword (aikuchi), with a single-edged blade of steel, a wooden hilt, and a black-lacquered wooden scabbard: Japan, blade signed by Kanenori, 16th century, hilt 19th century

Museum reference

A.1930.324

Collection

World Culture

Object name

Short sword, Scabbard

Production information

Kanenori, Maker of blade
Japan, East Asia

Date

16th - 19th century

Materials

Steel, Wood, Copper, Gold

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