69. Japanese sword WAKIZASHI.

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Japanese sword WAKIZASHI.

Japanese sword WAKIZASHI . The scabbard Tsuba (鍔) and tsuka () (handle) are made of bone, decorated with carvings with images from genre scenes from the life of the Japanese. Wakizashi (脇 差) is a short traditional Japanese sword. Mostly used by samurai and worn on the belt. It was worn in tandem with a katana. Blade length - from 1 to 2 shaku (30.3-60.6 cm) [1], total length with a handle conditionally ≈ 50-85 cm (usually 70-80 cm) Samurai used wakizashi in As a weapon when the katana was unavailable or inapplicable, the Meiji era represents the Japanese era, which stretches from October 23, 1868 to July 30, 1912. [1] This period represents the first half of the Empire of Japan during which Japanese society moved from an isolated feudal society to its modern form. Blade length 42 cm.Total length 75 cm.
Condition: Signs of wear commensurate with age
Style: Asian Art
Country: Japan
Period: 20th century
Warranty: Seller Warranty
Material: Steel, Bone
Product sizes: Height - 75cm
width - 7cm
Location: Gallery "Antiqon", Brivibas street 52, Riga, Latvia
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