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The job of the lacquerer of the Bizen sword

Photo by Miyata Masahiko

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University

Because Japanese sword sheath is a practical item, it is vital that it can withstand long use. It is also important to make the final finish beautiful. A graceful sheath requires between two and three months of great labor to finish.

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  • Title: The job of the lacquerer of the Bizen sword
  • Creator: Photo by Miyata Masahiko
  • Location: Okayama
  • Subject Keywords: 「iron sand」, 「sword」, 「iron」, 「metal」, 「Setouchi City
  • Rights: © Bizen Osafune Sword Museum

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