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19c shakudo Japanese sword FUCHI KASHIRA birds & cherry trees

19c shakudo Japanese sword FUCHI KASHIRA birds & cherry trees


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1900: Item # 1412708
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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19th century Japanese sword set of fuchi (bordering piece between the sword guard and the handle) and kashira (metal pommel at the end of the hilt of a sword) with gold inlaid design of birds in flight over a gnarled flowering cherry tree. Made out of shakudo (alloy of copper and gold) with characteristic black patination resembling lacquer. Excellent quality work, in great condition. Kashira length 1 5/16 inches, fuchi length 1 7/16 inches.