Ancient Chinese Sword, Warring States Bronze Sword
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All Items: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: item # 753897
Please refer to our stock # A43 when inquiring.
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Authentic antique Chinese Bronze Sword, Warring States Period (475 BC 221 BC) 5th - 3rd Century BC ". A rare and a fine bronze sword with straight double-edged blade and fully developed sold –hilt with two bands on the grip. This type’s high qualities manufactured sword belonging to the high-ranking officers or nobleman well balanced for cutting and stabbing as a practical close combat weapon.
CONDITION: the sword is broken and repaired, covered with dark green patina with the areas of deterioration. The blade it is still sharp and it showing its age and usage.
MEASUREMENTS: overall length: 43 cm (16 7/8 in), length of the blade: 33, 5cm (13 1/8 in) width of blade at widest point: 4,5cm (1 ¾ in)
REFERENCES: Very similar swords are published in the books.
1. “Swords and Hilt Weapons” page 173
2. “Ancient Chinese Armies 1500-200BC” Osprey Men-At-Arms Series page 23.
Due to the fact that the market is flooded by reproductions of Chinese antiques we would like to inform our clients that all our artifacts are 100% authentic antiques, not reproductions, and Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity