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Sword: HELM.O.282-1946

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Current Location: In storage

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Description

Blade. Signature: Nakagawa Shichirozayemon no jo Sukesada of Bizen. Dated 7th year Tenun period c. 1537

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Bequeathed by J. E. Helm

Place(s) associated

  • Bizen ⪼ Japan

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1946) by Helm, J. E.

Dating

16th century
Production date: circa AD 1537

Identification numbers

Accession number: HELM.O.282-1946
Primary reference Number: 169484
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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