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Japanese Swords

"Japanese Swords"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 13  August 23, 2016 (Tue) - November 13, 2016 (Sun)

  
Katana Sword, Known as “Kikko Sadamune” (detail), By Sadamune, Kamakura-Nanbokucho period, 14th century (National Treasure, Gift of Mr. Watanabe Seiichiro)

Exhibits selected swords and sword-fittings from the Heian to Edo periods, including the Katana Sword, Known as “Kikko Sadamune”, By Sadamune.

Current exhibit includes:
Tanto Sword, By Norishige, Kamakura period, 14th century (Important Cultural Property, Lent by the OKURA MUSEUM OF ART, Tokyo)
Katana Sword, Known as “Kikko Sadamune”,
By Sadamune, Kamakura-Nanbokucho period, 14th century (National Treasure, Gift of Mr. Watanabe Seiichiro)