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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
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number90 - Other Number

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.


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