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Japanese Swords

"Japanese Swords"

Honkan Room 13  November 18, 2014 (Tue) - February 15, 2015 (Sun)

  
Tachi Sword, Known as "Okanehira", By Kanehira, Heian period, 12th century (National Treasure)

Exhibits selected swords and sword-fittings from the Heian to Edo periods, including the Tachi Sword by Yoshifusa.

Current exhibit includes:
Tachi Sword, Known as "Okanehira", By Kanehira, Heian period, 12th century (National Treasure)
Tachi Sword, Known as "Daihannya-nagamitsu", By Nagamitsu, Kamakura period, 13th century (National Treasure)
Sword Guard, Rising sun and plovers design, By Yasuchika, Edo period, 18th century (Important Cultural Property, Private collection)