AAantiques Japanese Arts AAantiques Japanese Arts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1113604
AAantiques Japanese Arts
Real Japanese Edo Period (mid 19th century) folded steel beautifully tempered Aikuchi Tanto with dragon and clouds engraved over both sides of the blade with a copper habaki in stag-antler shirosaya, finely carved with a low relief of scenes of samurai, woman and two boys; a boy and a woman hold fans in their hands. There are Sakura tree branches and a waterfall, pine branches and Wisteria with a flying bird on a handle. It has a beautiful age patina...