Japanese Tanto in Carved Bone Mounts, Probably 19th C

Japanese Tanto in Carved Bone Mounts, Probably 19th C

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Japanese Tanto in Carved Bone Mounts, Probably 19th C
Japanese Tanto in Carved Bone Mounts, Probably 19th C
Japanese Tanto in Carved Bone Mounts, Probably 19th C
Japanese Tanto in Carved Bone Mounts, Probably 19th C

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This type dagger was often carved from the leg bone of a Buddhist monk. This example features finely carved bone grip and scabbard decorated ensuite with figures in Oriental costume. It has a slight curvature, matching the natural curve of the bone. Small chip and 1" crack to bone at top of scabbard on one side. Slightly curved 6 1/2" single-edged blade of typical form and construction (not pattern welded), with brass habaki. Overall length 10 1/2" without scabbard, 12" with.

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  • Reference #
  • ED1113
  • Quantity
  • 1
  • Category
  • Militaria & Weapons
  • Department
  • Antiques
  • Year
  • 19th C
  • Country of Origin
  • Japan
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  • Condition
  • VG

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