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19c sentoku Japanese sword KOZUKA KINGFISHER on reeds

19c sentoku Japanese sword KOZUKA KINGFISHER on reeds


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1392200
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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 $350.00 
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle with multimetal inlays depicting a kingfisher sitting on reeds as it watches a stream beneath it for fish. Kozuka body is made of sentoku (alloy consisting of copper, zinc and tin), bronze, copper and shakudo inlays, gilding and silvering. Wonderful elegant design in Japanese taste, excellent detailing. Overall in very good condition. Length 3 7/8 inches.