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Blade and Mounting for a Slung Sword (Tachi)

Fittings maker: Tsuba attributed to Gotō Renjō (Mitsutomo) (Japanese, 1628–1708, tenth-generation Gotō master)
Date: 17th century; scabbard, 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, copper-gold alloy (shakudō), gold, wood, lacquer, ray skin, silk
Dimensions: L. 39 1/2 in. (100.3 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number: 36.25.1746a, b

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