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Polearm, Scabbard, D24.307

Physical Description

Japanese style spear (yari). Long leaf shaped blade widens out before coming to a point. Tang extends into shaft. Copper alloy fittings. Red lacquered bindings near head. Scabbard is carved wood in the shape of the blade and covered with a dark gold/copper coloured lacquer. Two holes in top through which a piece of copper wire is inserted.

Provenance

Presented: George Russell
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