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Knife with wooden scabbard

African, Southern Songye

20th century

circa 1950

1985/2.123A-B

iron, wood, copper and twine

African, Southern Songye

knife

knives (weapons)

scabbard

scabbards

songye

weaponry

weapons

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Scabbard Ornament for Sword

Artist Unknown, China

1st century

circa 1st century

1961/2.86

jade

China, Artist Unknown

scabbard

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

Ietsugu

hilt

lacquer and lacquering

scabbard

sword

Full Record: x-1982-sl-2.10/1982_2.10.JPG

Sword scabbard ornament (menuki) with oak leaf design (pair with 1982/2.11)

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

1982/2.10

copper-gold alloy (shakudô) with gold inlay

Japan, Artist Unknown

objects of adornment

scabbard

Full Record: x-1982-sl-2.11/1982_2.11.JPG

Sword scabbard ornament (menuki) with oak leaf design (pair with 1982/2.10)

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

1982/2.11

copper-gold alloy (shakudô) with gold inlay

Japan, Artist Unknown

objects of adornment

scabbard

Full Record: x-1982-sl-2.12/1982_2.12.JPG

Sword Scabbard Ornament (Menuki)

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

1982/2.12

iron with gold inlay

Japan, Artist Unknown

objects of adornment

scabbard

Full Record: x-1982-sl-2.13/1982_2.13.JPG

Sword Scabbard Ornament (Menuki)

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

1982/2.13

iron with gold inlay

Japan, Artist Unknown

objects of adornment

scabbard

Full Record: x-1982-sl-2.15/1982_2.15.JPG

Sword scabbard ornament (menuki) in the shape of a lobster, pair with 1982/2.14

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

1982/2.15

iron with gold inlay

Japan, Artist Unknown

lobster

scabbard

Full Record: x-1982-sl-2.18/1982_2.18.JPG

Menuki (sword scabbard ornament): dragon (attached to 1973/2.87)

Artist Unknown, Japan

Golden lion with gently curving tail and arched back. Each foot is capped with three intimidating claw-like nails. The lion is oriented as if stalking from left to right, but the head turns back inward towards the center, with a downward flowing mane.

19th Century

19th century

1982/2.18

gold

Japan, Artist Unknown

lion

scabbard

sword

weaponry

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

Japan, Artist Unknown

lacquer and lacquering

scabbard

sword

Full Record: x-1982-sl-2.16/1982_2_16.JPG

Sword Scabbard Ornament (Menuki)

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

1982/2.16

copper-gold alloy (shakudô) with gold inlay

Japan, Artist Unknown

objects of adornment

scabbard

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

Kagemitsu

cherry trees

hilt

poems

samurai

scabbard