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Sword, Scabbard, Knife, F44.2

Physical Description

Wakazashi sword, with black and white lacquered scabbard. Scabbard has small compartment for knife, which has a man with a dragon, clouds and ocean, some parts in gold. Fits in side of scabbard. Scabbard has black fittings. Sword has gold crayfish and other decoration. Gold menuki. Scabbard with floral decoration.

Research Notes

"Inoue". Maybe made by family or apprentice of Inoue Shinkai. —Ken Lee




Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 72 x 68 x 632mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 40 x 37 x 532mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (c - Knife): 15 x 6 x 212mm
Length (blade): 467mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 75 x 67 x 690mm

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