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Sword, Scabbard, F44.3

Physical Description

Silver sword, with square shaped tsuba and gold scabbard. Tsuba is carved with heart shapes and gold and black in colour. Hilt is wood, with green parchment covering. Black cord covers this. Menuki are black with gold floral patterning. Gold lacquered scabbard, with floral decoration. Also black cord wrapped top section of scabbard. Has two small loops, also green, which are attached via small gold and black decorated pieces. End of scabbard similar.

Provenance

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Sword): 89 x 76 x 888mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Scabbard): 126 x 31 x 679mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 136 x 78 x 909mm
Length (Blade): 655mm

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