Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Blade and Mounting for a Dagger (Tantō)

Date:
19th century
Culture:
Japanese
Medium:
Steel, wood, lacquer, animal teeth
Dimensions:
L. 20 13/16 in. (52.9 cm); L. of blade 10 15/16 (27.7 cm); L. of cutting edge 10 15/16 in. (27.7 cm)
Classification:
Daggers
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
91.1.881
Not on view
Edward C. Moore, New York (until d. 1891; his bequest to MMA).
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