From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 42-30-244A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Japanese
Provenience Japan
Period Meiji
Date Made 1870's-1928
Section Asian
Materials Steel | Ivory | Silk
Technique Carved
Iconography Birds | Human Figures | Flowers

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, 1942
Other Number 90 - Other Number

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