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Sword (tachi type)

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Signed

Bizen no kuni Osafune Kagemoto saku 備前国長船影元作

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Kamakura period, early 14th century

Dimensions

Length: 69.7 cm (27 7/16 in.) Other (curvature): 1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.5080

Medium or Technique

Tempered steel

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor