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Blade and Mounting for a Short Sword (Wakizashi)

Date: blade, 18th century; mounting, 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, silver, taka-bori iroie, shakudo, taka-bori iro-e, gold, lacquer
Dimensions: L. with scabbard: 31 in.; L. of blade, 24 in.
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Gift of Brayton Ives and W. T. Walters, 1891
Accession Number: 91.2.88

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