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Sword, Scabbard, D24.2235

Physical Description

Convex-concave blade, reduces to tip by half-circle, long concave curve, concave half-circle, long convex curve to point. Convex side inlaid 38 bronze dots. Straight wooden hilt, bound wicker cane, grotesque wooden pommel, monster head, hair in mouth, ears. Flat, undecorated scabbard, animal skin band, rattan cane. Sheath and knife missing.Three small shells on side of grip.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 77 x 618 x 24mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 51 x 517 x 23mm
Maximum Length: 644mm

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