Object Title

Arrowhead

Arrowhead

Date

1600 - 1860

Object Number

XXVIB.134

Provenance

Purchased at auction, Christies, 28 March 1995, lot 244

Physical Description

Short stuby shape, almost square lozenge section with a character engraved on each face near the concave neck.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of the head is 28 mm, the length of the tang is 100 mm. Weight: The weight of the head is 0.01 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

Signed 'Kanetomo' or 'Tomokane'. There is a small paper label on the tang marked 167.

Associations

Places Japan

Notes

The character 'Kane' is only notionally inscribed but its general shape suggests this is how it is read.