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19c Japanese sword MENUKI BADGER KETTLE signed

19c Japanese sword MENUKI BADGER KETTLE signed


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1225059
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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 $175.00 
Single 19th century Japanese sword menuki illustrating the legend of bunbuku chagama - an old tea kettle that turned into a badger when used. Excellent work with superb detailing - see its gold inlaid eye and finely worked textures of its coat and kettle surface. Bronze with beautiful patina, in great condition. Signed with 2 characters on the side. Length 1 inch.