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Object Number:42-30-248A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Japan
Date Made: 18th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Asian
Materials:Steel
Ivory
Bone
Wood
Rattan
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:335 - Other Number

Description

Single-edged steel blade, the cutting edge recurved to a sharp point. Small, oval ivory guard. Wooden handle, oval/ivory inlay/two small brass ornaments attached by a split reed binding. Grooved, ivory end.


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