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Kozuka and blade with landscape and dragon designs

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Awataguchi Omi no kami Tadatsuna saku [Made by Awataguchi Omi no kami Tadatsuna] 粟田口近江守忠綱作

Provenance

1890, Charles Goddard Weld Collection; bequest to MFA, Boston, December 7, 1911.

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 18th century (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 1.5 x 0.5 cm (9 1/8 x 9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5216a-b

Medium or Technique

Main material: iron; other metals: gold; decorative technique: nunome-zogan and takabori

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor