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19c Japanese sword SHAKUDO KASHIRA SHISHI & peony

19c Japanese sword SHAKUDO KASHIRA SHISHI & peony


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Swords and Related: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1422693
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
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 $275.00 
Early 19th century Japanese kashira (metal pommel at the end of the hilt of a sword) with relief decoration of two shishi (Buddhist lions) frolicking among huge peony flowers. Superbly made piece with crisp metalwork, shakudo body with gilding, in excellent condition. Length 1 3/8 inches.