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Japanese Swords

"Japanese Swords"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 13  May 31, 2016 (Tue) - August 21, 2016 (Sun)

  
Tachi SwordKnown as “Koryu Kagemitsu” (detail), By Kagemitsu, Kamakura period, dated 1322 (National Treasure)

Exhibits selected swords and sword-fittings from the Heian to Edo periods, including the Tanto Sword, By Kunitoshi.

Current exhibit includes:
Tanto Sword, By Kunitoshi, Kamakura period, deted 1316 (National Treasure, Lent by Atsuta Jingu, Aichi)
Tachi SwordKnown as “Koryu Kagemitsu”, By Kagemitsu, Kamakura period, dated 1322 (National Treasure)
Katana Sword, By Katsumitsu and Harumitsu, Muromachi period, 16th century (Important Cultural Property, Lent by Nogi Jinja, Tokyo)

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