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Object Number:
42-30-244A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Japanese
Provenience:
Japan
Period:
Meiji
Date Made:
1870's-1930's
Early Date:
1870
Late Date:
1939
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Steel
Ivory
Silk
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Birds
Human Figures
Flowers
Description:
Single-edged steel blade rounded to point. Ivory tusk handle carved in one narrow and two wide registers: the top with birds, the second with two groups of human figures among trees, the lowest conventionalized floral.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing, on behalf of the estate of Florence C. Whitney
Other Number:
90   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

44 Eyes in a Museum Storeroom ( Dec 2000 - 2001)
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