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Asian Art
Artist: Ochi Nobuhide, Japanese, active 1850–99

Armor Piercing Knife

2nd month 8th day in 1870

Steel, unpainted wooden scabbard (shira saya)

metal section only: 11 7/16 in. (29.03 cm) with handle: 13 1/16 × 7/16 in. (33.18 × 1.11 cm) with scabbard: 7/16 × 12 11/16 in. (1.11 × 32.23 cm)
The Henry Pearson, M.F.A. 1938, Collection; gift of Dr. Lawrence Dubin, B.S. 1955, M.D. 1958, and Mrs. Regina Dubin
2005.16.3a-b
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Meiji period (1868–1912)
Classification: 
Arms and Armor
Provenance: 

Collection of Henry Pearson, M.F.A. 1938

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