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>>1568 Momoyama hatamoto
>>>swords

Subjecthatamoto samurai 'bannerman' warrior guard
Culture: Japanese
Setting: late Muromachi / Aizuchi-Momoyama, Japan 1544-1643
Objectkatana, wakizashi long & short swords







* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor 
[above] "Blade for a Sword (Katana) 
Steel  Inscribed by Tadahiro (second generation)  
Momoyama period, dated 1636"


* Metropolitan Museum of Art > Stone Gallery of Arms and Armor 
[above] "Blade for a Short Sword (Wakizashi)  
Steel  Inscribed by Masatoshi  
Momoyama period, early 17th century"


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* Dallas Museum of Art
"Suit of armor, flanked by sword and bow
Japan: late Momoyama period -- early Edo period, 
early 17th century" [...]


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