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Sword (tachi type)

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Signed

Bishû Osafune no jû Kanemitsu 備州長船住兼光

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, late Kamakura–Nanbokuchô period, 14th century

Dimensions

Length: 70.5 cm (27 3/4 in.) Other (curvature): 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.5097a

Medium or Technique

Tempered steel

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor