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Sword, Scabbard, Sword, Tsuba, F58.17

Physical Description

Japanese sword blade. Comparatively quite curved. Single hole in tang. No inscription. Scabbard with plain fitting at base, missing cord fittings. Tsuba is circular with inlaid gold decoration of foliage and insects. Two small washers which sit either side of tsuba.

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 856 x 68 x 66mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 825 x 29 x 7mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 680 x 37 x 21mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Tsuba): 69 x 67 x 5mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (d - Washer): 41 x 24 x 1.5mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (e - Washer): 41 x 24 x 1.5mm
Length (Blade): 653mm

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