Object Title

Shirasaya hilt

Shirasaya hilt

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIS.258

Provenance

Found, Lanthorn Tower, Room 5, January 1989.

Physical Description

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

Dimensions

Dimensions: length: 24.9 cm (10.0 in), peg hole to blade end 46 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Japan