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Sword Fittings for Japanese Sword Hilt

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Identifier: 1933-040-0279

Title: Sword Fittings for Japanese Sword Hilt

Description: Gold and black textured bronze fittings for Japanese sword hilt, featuring stylized tiger on slide and cap, dragon and cloud symbols on other decorations. Given by Schoichi Ichikawa from the American Museum of Natural History, New York City, February, 1931 before his Orient Tour.

Rights: UND


Dates: ca. 1931

Type(s): Sword Fragments


Subjects: Japanese


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