From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Native Name Wakizashi
Object Number 48-28-4C
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese
Provenience Japan
Period Edo Period
Date Made 19th Century
Section Asian
Materials Copper | Iron | Gold

Small utility knife (kozuka) for a Japanese sword (wakizashi). Copper wire-wrapped hilt; iron mountings with gold inlay. Blade fairly good, but not best quality. Fine kozuka. Kogai missing

Credit Line Gift of Dr. Mason W. Zimmerman through Mrs. Bradford Williams, 1948

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