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Scabbard

WPN1185.1
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Collection Weapons, Edged weapons
ExhibitionsVoyagers
User collections Collectables (All) by blueheatwave
Collectables (Asia) by blueheatwave
Gallery locationVoyagers (Floor plans)

Object details:

Object ID WPN1185.1
Description Scabbard for a Japanese tachi (Military fighting sword), which belonged to Vice-Admiral Ruitaro Fujita (active 1945). The black wooden scabbard is covered with ray-skin and has two gilt copper lockets and chape.
Date made 1942

Artist/Maker Unknown
Place made The Naval Arsenal of Tenshozan, Japan
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal; ray skin; wood
Measurements Overall: 25 mm x 735 mm x 75 mm
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