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Japanese Swords

"Japanese Swords"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 13  November 15, 2016 (Tue) - February 5, 2017 (Sun)

  
Tanto Sword, Known as "Atsushi Toshiro", By Yoshimitsu, Kamakura period, 13th century (National Treasure)

Exhibits selected swords and sword-fittings from the Heian to Edo periods, including the Tanto Sword, Known as "Atsushi Toshiro", By Yoshimitsu.

Current exhibit includes:
Tanto Sword, Known as "Atsushi Toshiro", By Yoshimitsu, Kamakura period, 13th century (National Treasure)
Tachi
Sword, Known as "Ima Aranami", By Ichimonji school, Kamakura period, 13th century (Important Cultural Property)
Tanto
Sword, By Sadamune, Kamakura period, 14th century (National Treasure, Lent by the Agency for Cultural Affairs)
Sword Guard, Rising sun and plover design,
By Yasuchika, Edo period, 18th century (Important Cultural Property, Private collection, On exhibit from November 22, 2016)