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Polearm, F44.377

Physical Description

Japanese Polearm (yari). Short blade triangular in cross-section. No fuller. Tang penetrates into shaft. Gold painted at top of shaft, followed by red paint or lacquer with black "Z"s over a ridged section. Below this, a gold painted plaited cord bulge. Wooden shaft with metal butt cap.

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Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 2200 x 32 x 32mm

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