Post by Jack Loomes on Mar 14, 2015 0:21:59 GMT
Inscription: Inscribed in Japanese on the front side of the tang: Yoshindo and Soji made [this] together at Tekisasui; and on the back side of the tang: made for the Metropolitan Museum of Art/April 1980.
Mount maker: Yoshindo Yoshiwara (Japanese)
Dimensions: L. 21 3/16 in. (53.8 cm)
Classification: Sword Blades
Credit Line: Gift of Yoshindo Yoshiwara, 1980
Accession Number: 1980.467a, b