Object Title

Sword mounts

Sword mounts

Date

about 1940

Object Number

XXVIS.333 B

Physical Description

The mounts or stored on a proper tsunagi. Regulation mounts of good quality with a same covered wood hilt wrapped in brown silk. The kashira has a silver mon of three tachibana type oranges and leaves arranged at 120 degrees. The tsuba is pierced. Wood lined metal scabbard with mounts still showing gilded edges.

Dimensions

Dimensions: The length of the hilt and tsuba is 267 mm, the scabbard being 775 mm. Weight: The weight of the hilt and tsuba is 0.39 kg, the weight of the scabbard being 0.635 kg.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Japan

Notes

Habaki (blade collar) suffixed separately for display purposes on 4th December 2012.