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Set of Sword Fittings (Mitokoromono)

ca. 1615–1868

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Set of Sword Fittings (Mitokoromono)
  • Date Created: ca. 1615–1868
  • Physical Dimensions: 29.100.1358a: L. 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm); W. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm) 29.100.1358b: L. 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm); W. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm) 29.100.1358c: L. 1 3/4 in. (4.4 cm); W. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm) 29.100.1358d: L. 1 1/8 in. (2.9 cm); W. 3/4 in. (1.9 cm)
  • Type: Sword-hilt washer and pommel (Fuchigashira) and pair of grip ornaments (Menuki)
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/34766
  • Medium: Copper-silver alloy (shibuichi), gold, copper-gold alloy (shakud�ō), copper, silver
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Culture: Japanese

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