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Wednesday, September 20, 2017


Exhibition Public - Asia

Blades of Brilliance: Celebrated Japanese Swords from the Naga Fujikazu Collection

Kyoto National Museum
527 Chaya-cho, Higashiyama-ku,
Kyoto, Japan
Jun 13, 2017 To Jul 17, 2017


Detail: During the twentieth century, Naga Fujikazu was perhaps the foremost Japanese sword collector in the Kansai region. Though professionally prominent as a medical doctorate in the pharmaceuticals industry, Naga was also widely known as a passionate connoisseur of celebrated historical blades . This exhibition, a comprehensive assemblage of the famous swords in his collection, reveals Naga’s discriminating taste, his erudite knowledge, and his enduring passion for the finest Japanese swords.

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<em>Tantō</em> Dagger
Tantō Dagger
Signed “Yoshimitsu” (Known as Meibutsu Akita Tōshirō)

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