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Blade and Mounting for a Slung Sword (Tachi)

Blade attributed to Norimitsu
(Japanese, active ca. 15th century)

Swordsmith: Blade attributed to the Kozori School (Japanese)
Fittings maker: mounting signed Harunari (Japanese, active 19th century)
Date: blade, 14th century; mounting, 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, silver, gold, cloisonné, wood, rayskin, silk, lacquer
Dimensions: L. 42 in. (106.7 cm); L. of blade 28 1/2 in. (72.4 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number: 36.25.1695a, b

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