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Lot 302*
A Chinese Double-Sword, And A Chinese Sword
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,380) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Chinese Double-Sword, And A Chinese Sword
Early 20th Century
The first each with sharply tapering single-edged blade of triangular section, brass hilt with robust downbent quillon and thin knuckle-guard, and rounded hardwood grip carved in bas-relief with foliage within a key-pattern border, fitting together in their stitched leather scabbard, the mount at the top pierced with a cross design to match the grips; the second with bright fullered single-edged blade etched with bamboo on one side of the forte, and with Chinese characters on the other, brass disc-shaped guard, brass pommel, and grip bound with plaited blue cord with wrist-strap en suite, in its two-piece wire-bound scabbard painted black and with shaped brass mounts (2)
45.7 cm. and 61.7 cm. blades
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