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Wakizashi (hilt, scabbard, blade)

Credit Line

Gift of the W. A. Compton Oriental Arts Foundation

Japanese, Edo period, 1864

Dimensions

Overall (Length of blade in wooden case): 78 cm (30 11/16 in.) Length (Up to hilt): 59 cm (23 1/4 in.) Overall (Length of Sword mounting): 77 cm (30 5/16 in.) Length (Up to tsuba): 58 cm (22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1998.141a-b

Medium or Technique

Wakizashi: tempered steel; tsuba: iron

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Arms and armor