The “DATE Culture” Fostered by Masamune
3 Artifacts excavated from the grave site of the lords of the Sendai domain (Golden Brooches / Letterbox decorated with gold lacquer)
Masamune’s belongings were buried along with his body at his mausoleum “Zuihoden”. Upon its excavation, many artifacts including the golden brooch possibly made in Europe, letterbox, smoking pipes and sword, along with a pencil which was still rare at that time, were excavated. Also, armor owned by the second lord Tadamune, as well as glasses and smoking pipes that belonged to the third lord Tsunamune were excavated from their mausoleums, Kansenden and Zennoden, respectively.
Stories : 1 DATE Masamune and the Culture of the Sendai domain Designated : 7 Sendai City Tangible Cultural Property Categories : 9 Vestiges of the multi-talented Masamune Regions : 1 Sendai City
Name : 3 Artifacts excavated from the grave site of the lords of the Sendai domain (Golden Brooches / Letterbox decorated with gold lacquer) Location : Sendai City Museum 26 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku, Sendai City / Zuihoden 23-2 Otamayashita, Aoba-ku, Sendai City
- Location/Ownership/Traditional place
- Collection of Sendai City Museum（Some owned by Zuihoden）