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Sword, Scabbard, D65.1049

Physical Description

Short sword - wakizashi. Hilt, guard, scabbard and all mounts made from carved bone, covered with figures in traditional costume. Scabbard consists of 5 jointed carved tubes of bone (joints fall apart).

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 48 x 542 x 34mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 35 x 486 x 22mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 46 x 612 x 35mm

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