Object Title

Sword (tachi) - Tachi

Sword (tachi) - Tachi

Date

1300-1399

Object Number

XXVIS.403 A

Provenance

Private donation, 16th August 2013. Given to donor's father in 1945 by a Japanese officer, in the family collection ever since.

Physical Description

Curved single edged tachi blade, hamon suguha, shortened twice, tang pierced with three mekugi ana, mumei, with a silver foil covered habaki, in a kyugunto mount with a family mon on the black strap. Steel blade, damaged, scratched, edge chipped. Hilt of wood covered with same, copper alloy fittings in guard. Leather scabbard cover, damaged at chape.

Associations

Places Japan