L. 22 9/16 in. (57.3 cm); L. of blade 17 3/4 in. (45.1 cm); L. of cutting edge 12 5/8 in. (32.1 cm); D. of curvature 1/4 in. (0.6 cm)
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed on the tang of the blade: 備州尾道住重 (Bishū Onomichi no Jū Shige) (Shige, residing in Onomichi, Bizen Province [present-day Okayama Prefecture]); on the pommel cap and hilt collar (fuchi-gashira): 正則（花押） (Masanori (kaō)).
Edward C. Moore, New York (until d. 1891; his bequest to MMA).
Artist: Andreas Munsten, German, Solingen, active ca. 1600, or Peter Munsten (German, Solingen, mentioned 1591–1627) Date: ca. 1620–30Medium: Steel, gold, iron, woodAccession: 04.3.7On view in:Gallery 376