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Dagger (tanto type)

Signed

made by Gassan Sadaichi and carved with the charcters Hachiman-gu (Lord Hachiman, God of War)

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period–Meiji era, mid to late 19th century

Object Place

Ushu Province, Gessan school

Accession Number

11.5132

Medium or Technique

Steel

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor