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Blade and Mounting for a Dagger (Tantō)

Date: blade, 16th century; mounting, 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, wood, silver, gold, copper, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), lacquer
Dimensions: L. 20 in. (50.8 cm); L. of blade 10 11/16 in. (27.2 cm)
Classification: Daggers
Credit Line: Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number: 91.1.879

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