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Antique Ainu Wood Makiri Small Sheath Knife

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1930: item # 835268

Please refer to our stock # 5869 when inquiring.

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Taihei 9-4, Kita-ku
Hokkaido, Japan
(81) 9087096490

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Antique Ainu Wood Makiri Small Sheath Knife
Estimated from early to mid 20th century, exquisitely carved in beautiful motifr, Ainu Wood Makiri Small Sheath Knife. Highly recommended quality piece. Overall condition is excellent with fine patina. It has been refered this Makiri to Mingu Zuroku, Ainu craft illustrated book, by Tsutomu Ito, a prominent ainu craft scholar. The book comes with this article.

The sheaths of makir knives were carved ususually from topeni (maple),neshiko (walnut) and other woods. Owners carved personal patterns distinctive of the Ainu on the sheaths and attached ornaments of great originality. Makiri were an inseparable part of the Ainu wardrobe and were carefully worn from the owner's belt everywhere he went.

Stock Number:5869

Size: 22.5cm high by 5cm wide(9" by 2")

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