Sword and Scabbard

Tokyo, Japanese

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about 1658

Steel, wood, bronze, gold, silk, sharkskin, and lacquer

Overall: 35 13/16 in. (91 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Reverend James Horace Pettee, Class of 1873

99.1.4087

Geography

Place Made: Bizen, Japan, East Asia, Asia

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Armament

Research Area

Asia

Not on view

Exhibition History

Critical Faculties: Teaching with the Hood's Collections, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 15-March 13, 2005.

Provenance

Collected by Reverend James Horace Pettee, (1851-1920), Class of 1873, Congregational Missionary in Japan between 1876-1899, Bizen, Japan; given to present collection, 1899.

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