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Fitting, Sword, D82.3317

Physical Description

Pair of menuki - ornaments for fitting on to the sides of the hilt of a sword or knife. Iron with gold inlay. In form of peonies - central flower with leaves and buds on either side. Not duplicates. Small rectangular lugs on back for attachment.

Provenance

Locality:

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Menuki): 5 x 36 x 12mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Menuki): 3 x 36 x 11mm

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