Title of Work
Wood, steel, brass
Chester Fritz Library, East Asian Room
Box: East Asian Masks from E.A.R. Stored: S2E
UND Art Collections Repository
Japanese Kris made of a wood handle with carved inscription and detailing, sheath with overlaid detailed hammered brass, and a wood insert covering a curvy steel blade.
Comes with text panel that says:
UNDULATING STEEL BLADE WITH CURVED WOOD HANDLE, SHEATHED IN WOOD OVERLAID WITH HAMMERED BRASS.
some discoloration of brass