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Sword (wakizashi type)

Signed

made and engraved by Gassan Sadayoshi to the order of Mr Isoda in the 6th month of the 3rd year of Ansei

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Charles Goddard Weld Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1856

Accession Number

11.5056

Medium or Technique

Steel

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor