Outer Decorations of Swords

Kiyomizu Sannenzaka Museum

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Koshirae, or outer decorations for swords, diversified in style and appreciated in value as objects of beauty during the roughly 270 warless years of the Edo period. This exhibition presents several dazzling masterpieces owned by both daimyo and merchants during late-Edo and early-Meiji eras.

[Related Event]
Gallery Talk by Museum Director
Date: 12/8 (Sun) 14:00-15:00
Free (admission ticket required)



from November 22, 2013 at 10:00 to February 06, 2014 at 17:00
Last admission at 16:30. Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays (except for public holidays) and 12/28–1/2 for winter holidays.



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