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Blade and Mounting for a Dagger (Tantō)

Date: 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, gold, silver, copper-gold alloy (Shakudō), wood (ebony), lacquer
Dimensions: Overall L. 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm); blade L. 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm)
Classification: Daggers
Credit Line: Gift of Brayton Ives and W. T. Walters, 1891
Accession Number: 91.2.10

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