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Blade and Mounting for a Dagger (Tantō)

Date: blade, probably 15th century; mounting, 18th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, silver, iron, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, silver
Dimensions: L. 13 1/2 in. (34.3 cm)
Classification: Daggers
Credit Line: H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number: 29.100.1365a, b

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