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Sword, Scabbard, D24.2239

Physical Description

Blade V-section, thick ribbed back for 1/3 length, decorated inlaid silver, brass, scrolled. Blade decorated similar hilt to tip, both sides. Long point. Hilt of ivory, white, plain, round-section divided into 14 sections by longitudinal ridges; tapered pommel end. Silver cap, plain, blade end. Brown wooden scabbard, inlaid silver floral and animal decoration on two 4.5cm-wide bands in middle. Plain, fretted silver collar, chape missing. Also bound five places by thin silver wire.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 900 x 45 x 35mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 850 x 40 x 35mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 640 x 45 x 40mm

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