Dagger - tanto. Hilt, scabbard and mounts made from tubes of bone carved with Japanese figures in traditional costume. Bone kurikata with loop of orange-red cord attached. Temper line is a very regular zig-zag line unlike any illustrated in books on the subject - likely to be faked as dagger was probably made for the early tourist trade.
? Locality: China
? Locality: Japan
MeasurementsMaximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Dagger): 47 x 351 x 39mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 36 x 267 x 42mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 47 x 399 x 37mm
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