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Blade and Mounting for a Short Sword (Wakizashi)

Date: blade 14th century, mounting 18th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, gold, silver, copper alloy, wood, lacquer, silk, rayskin
Dimensions: L. of blade 20 7/8 inches (53 cm); overall 29 inches (73.7 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: The Collection of Giovanni P. Morosini, presented by his daughter Giulia, 1932
Accession Number: 32.75.245

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