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Blade for a Dagger (Tantō) and Mounting (Aikuchi)

Date: blade, dated 1546; mounting, 19th century
Culture: Japanese
Medium: Steel, gold, silver, iron, cloisonné, copper alloy, lacquer, textile (silk)
Dimensions: L. 18 11/32 in. (46.6 cm); L. of blade, 11 13/16 in. (30 cm)
Classification: Daggers
Credit Line: Bequest of George C. Stone, 1935
Accession Number: 36.25.1709a–d

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