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Blade and Mounting for a Short Sword (Wakizashi)

Date: blade, late 16th–early 17th century; mounting, 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, wood, deer bone, lacquer, gold, silver, copper alloy, silk
Dimensions: L. 22 1/8 in. (56.2 cm); L. of blade 15 1/16 in. (38.3 cm)
Classification: Swords
Credit Line: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number: 36.25.1719a–c

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