Kogatana blade

Japanese Collection

Accession Nr.: 50.469.1
Type: weapons and armament; metalwork; martial accessory
Date of production:
turn of the 18th and 19th centuries
Edo (Tokugawa) period
Place of production:
Materials: steel
Techniques: engraved
Dimensions: height: 19.2 cm
width: 1.1 cm
depth: 0.2 cm
Decorated with cursive scripts and tiny human figures in the ukiyo-e style.