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Fitting, Sword, D82.3316

Physical Description

Catalogue card:
Pair of menuki - ornaments for fitting on to the sides of the hilt of a sword or knife. In the form of shishi (lion) - head raised in one, on shoulder in the other. Iron with gold-coloured metal. Square pieces copper attached to back for attachment.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Menuki): 5 x 28 x 15mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Menuki): 5 x 29 x 15mm

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