University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Native NameTsuba
Object Number: 52-5-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Section:Asian
Materials:Iron
Gold
Credit Line:Gift of Edward B. Leisenring, 1952

Description

For a Japanese dagger: tanto. Iron inlaid with gold: dragon writhing on figured background. Signed by artist. Extremely fine work.

Signed: Nagashi (with monogram in gold)


Bibliography:

[Catalogue] 1981. Echoes of the Samurai: An Exhibition of Japanese Arms and Armor. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22View Objects cited in this Publication

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