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Sword, Scabbard, D24.2231

Physical Description

Curved, single-edged blade, narrows to point. Widest tip end. Hilt silver, solid piece carved ivory. Ornate human figures, dancing (?). Plain, round-section, square-ended pommel. Brown wooden scabbard almost entirely covered silver, plain except seven raised, decorated rims, fretted curve/circle designs. Hemispherical knob each side near end. =X= engraved on end.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 695 x 40 x 30mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 675 x 36 x 30mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 440 x 40 x 29mm

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