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Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 13  September 8, 2020 (Tue) - November 29, 2020 (Sun)

  
Long Sword (“Tachi”), Named “Mikazuki Munechika” (detail), By Munechika, Heian period, 10th–12th century (National Treasure)

Room 13 features selected swords and sword–fittings from the Heian to Edo periods, including the Long Sword (Tachi), Named “Mikazuki Munechika”, By Munechika.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 4 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure Long Sword (“Tachi”), Named “Mikazuki Munechika” By Munechika Heian period, 10th–12th century Gift of Mr. Watanabe Seiichiro F-20103-1
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure Long Sword (“Tachi”), Named “Okada Giri” By Yoshifusa Kamakura period, 13th century F-141-1
Important Cultural Property Long Sword ("Katana"), Named "Ishida Masamune" By Masamune Kamakura period, 14th century F-20139
Important Cultural Property Sword Guard, Tiger in rain design By Toshinaga Edo period, 18th century F-20199 On exhibit through September 13, 2020