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Sword (katana type)

Signed

made and engraved by Taia Gassan Minamoto no Sadaichi at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston with the assistance of Sadatoshi, Sadano, Sadafusa and Sadashige of the fifth generation of the Gassan line, March of the 63rd year of the Showa era.

Credit Line

Gift of Gassan Sadaichi

Japanese, Shôwa era, 1982–88

Dimensions

73.6 cm (29 in.)

Accession Number

1988.548

Medium or Technique

Steel

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor