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Results for Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic R. Smith
Check for portfolio Record Title Artist Physical Description Artist Life Dates Century Object Creation Date Accession Number Medium and Support Credit Line
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Morning Glories and Butterfly

Ikegami Shûho

1874-1944

20th century

circa 1900-1944

1973/2.89

ink and color on silk

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic R. Smith

Full Record: x-1973-sl-2.85/1973_2.85.JPG

Sword (13th century) and scabbard (18th century) with design of samurai writing a poem under cherry tree

Kagemitsu

The sword is long and slightly curved; the metal smith's name is engraved on the metal handle.

(active late 13th–early 14th century )

Late 13th-Early 14th century

1299-1301

1973/2.85

forged steel blade with wooden handle and scabbard

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic R. Smith

Full Record: x-1973-sl-2.87/1973_2.87.JPG

Sword (original) and later handle, sword guard, and scabbard

Ietsugu

The sword is long and slightly curved; the handle cover is wrapped with black cords, mostly worn out. The round tsuba (sword guard) is made of steel and has two holes. The scabbard is painted with lacquer and has a string for hanging. There is a pair of lion-shaped menuki (fitting) on the handle.

(active Ôei era, 1394 - 1427)

14th-15th century

1394-1427

1973/2.87

forged steel blade and lacquer

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic R. Smith

Full Record: x-1973-sl-2.88/1973_2.88.JPG

Sword, ornament, and scabbard

Artist Unknown, Japan

The sword is long and slightly curved; the metal smith's name is engraved on the metal handle. The scabbard is painted with black laquer with image of samurai and cherry tree. He wears a jacket, pants, a straw hat and a sword, holding a brush, possibly writing a poem on a piece of paper hanging from the tree. The figure and tree are painted with rose-color and gold laquer.

19th century

1858

1973/2.88

forged steel, lacquer, and gold

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic R. Smith

Full Record: x-1973-sl-2.86/1973_2.86.JPG

Sword, with handle and scabbard, Kanbun era (1661–1672)

Yokoyama Sukesada

(active 1661 - 1672, Kambun era)

17th century

1661-1672

1973/2.86

forged steel blade with cloth dipped in red lacquer scabbard

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic R. Smith