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Sugata: [configuration]: honzukuri, even curve, medium point
Kitae: [forging pattern]: itame
Hamon [tempering pattern]: large gunome choji with tama within the ha
Boshi [tip]: pointed return
Horimono [carving]: none
Nakago [tang]: ubu, katte-sagari file marks, one hole, iriyamagata tip
Habaki [collar]: single gilt copper
Nagasa [length of blade]: blade 53.6cm, tang 14.4cm, curvature 1.4cm
Koshirae [mounting]: wakizashi mountin, the black lacquered scabbard missing the kurikata, and iron kojiri, the hilt tightly bound with crossed, parallel, and twisted sections of silki braid, the fuchi-kashira iron with paulownia mon in high relief gold inlay, no menuki, the round fine shakudo nanako tsuba with thirteen paulownia mon each isde in scattered array, some in pairs of equal size. Overall length 92.8cm


Edo Period (1615-1868)#
19th Century
1800 - 1899

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Primary reference Number: 163240
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 July 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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