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Blade for a Sword (Katana)

Swordsmith: Blade inscribed by Kunisuke (Japanese, active 17th century)
Date: 17th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel
Dimensions: L. 40 1/4 in. (102.2 cm); L. of blade 28 1/2 in. (72.4 cm); D. of curve of blade 7/16 in. (1.1 cm)
Classification: Sword Blades
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1917
Accession Number: 17.212.3

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