Antique Chinese Sword Dao, Qing Dynasty

Antique Chinese Sword Dao, Qing Dynasty

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Antique Chinese Sword Dao, Qing Dynasty
Antique Chinese Sword Dao, Qing Dynasty
Antique Chinese Sword Dao, Qing Dynasty
Antique Chinese Sword Dao, Qing Dynasty

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Antique 18th – 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty military regulation broadsword Dao (Ox Tail Saber). Details: A heavy and thick blade made from hand forged steel with a long narrow groove on both sides, mounted in a round iron guard and cup pommel, the wooden grip is covered with greenish celadon color Ray skin - shagreen. The wooden scabbard is covered by painted in black and hand stitched imitation of shagreen leather, and mounted with large metal fittings.
REFERENCES: 1) "Iron and Steel Swords of China" by Alex J. Huangfu. 2) Similar Chinese swords to this one but in very poor condition are published in the Book "Antique Swords & Daggers" by Mircea Veleanu at a price of $2000. 3) "Découvrir les Anciennes Armes de la Chine" by Georges Charles.
MEASUREMENTS: Overall length with the scabbard: 96.5 cm (38 in), the length without the scabbard: 89.5 cm (35 1/4 in), length of the blade: 73, 4 cm (28 7/8 in)
CONDITION: The sword is in good condition considering its age with minor wear.
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Item Details:

  • Reference #
  • ES405
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 18th – 19th century
  • Dimensions
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  • Condition
  • good