|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||1603 - 1868 CE|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942|
|Other Number:||395 - Other Number|
Short sword, wakizashi, in iridescent lacquer sheath. The grip of this sword is covered in sharkskin, then wrapped in silk braid. On the side of the scabbard is a small knife. The knife handle is decorated with a lobster, an auspicious symbol of long life.
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