Nationality

Japanese

Title of Work

Japanese Kris

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Medium

Wood, steel, brass

Identification #

92-023

Height

18.25"

Width

6"

Depth

1"

Collection/Provenance

Chester Fritz Library, East Asian Room

Status

Box: East Asian Masks from E.A.R. Stored: S2E

Location

UND Art Collections Repository

Additional Information

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:

JAPANESE KRIS

UNDULATING STEEL BLADE WITH CURVED WOOD HANDLE, SHEATHED IN WOOD OVERLAID WITH HAMMERED BRASS.

Condition

Good

Condition Notes

some discoloration of brass

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