Japanese Short Sword
- Makers: Narita Eizui (active ca. 1800) and Kiyoshige
- Dated: 1800 (late Edo)
- Place of Origin: Choshu (in present-day Yamaguchi, Japan)
- Medium: lacquer, silver, gold, copper alloy, wood
- Measurements: 21 5/16 in. (54.1 cm) (l.)
The sword features inscriptions; the signature of Ichigyokudo Eizui, "Choshu ju Fujiwara Kiyoshige saku", translated as "made by Kiyoshige, of the Fujiwara clan, living in Choshu province".
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