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Title: Blade for a Sword (Katana) with Mounting (Shikomizue)
Blade inscribed by Yokoyama Kōzukedaijō Sukesada (Japanese, 1627–1716)
Date: blade, dated February 1677; mounting, 19th century
Medium: Steel, wood, cherry-blossom bark, brass, lacquer
Dimensions: L. 41 1/8 in. (104.5 cm); W. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); Wt. 14 oz. (396.9 g)
Credit Line: Gift of Etsuko O. Morris and John H. Morris Jr., 2018
Accession Number: 2018.833.20a–h
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