Object Title

Shirasaya hilt

Shirasaya hilt

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIS.255

Provenance

Found Lanthorn Tower, room 5, January 1989.

Physical Description

Of pale wood, slightly curved, of oval section with a flat at either side. A peg survives in the peg hole. The wood has some damage and bruising.

Dimensions

Dimensions: length: 24.2 cm (9.6 in), peg hole from blade end 41 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Japan