Japanese vintage knife, carved bone hand/sheath
Sold by Items of Value, Inc
This appears to be early 20th century, the short blade having good polish, with brass collar beneath the oval hilt, 10-1/4"l, accompanied by a sheath with orange silk cord passing through a loop hole, 7-3/4"l. Each side of the handle features a bearded male, over a half-section flower. The toggle side of the sheath feature three people including a female, while the opposite side features two men, the one on top a fierce-looking warrior. The top and bottom portions of the sheath display flowers, The top of the knife handle is missing. The blade has a 3/8" section of chips in the edge.
Pickup DetailsPickup by arrangement at 7419 Admiral Drive; Alexandria, VA 22307
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