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Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Medium: Steel, wood, lacquer, copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, copper, rayskin, silk
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
O-daiko
Attributed to Kodenji Hayashi
(Japanese, Nagoya 1831–1915)
Date: ca. 1873
Medium: Wood, metal, cloisonné, hide, silk, padding
Accession Number: 89.4.1236
Blades and Mountings for a Pair of Swords (Daishō)
Long sword
(katana) blade inscribed by Sukemitsu of Bizen (Japanese, Bizen, Muromachi period, active ca. 1440)
Date: sword (katana) blade, dated 1440; short sword (wakizashi) blade, 15th century; mountings, late 18th century
Accession Number: 36.120.417a, b, .418a–c
O-daiko
Attributed to Kodenji Hayashi
(Japanese, Nagoya 1831–1915)
Date: ca. 1873
Accession Number: 89.4.1236

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