Dagger, Tanto - Bone - Japan - Late 19th century (Meiji period)

Description
Dagger, Tanto - Bone - Japan - Late 19th century (Meiji period)
Fair condition, see description - 27×3×3 cm

Dagger, Tanto - Bone - Japan - Late 19th century (Meiji period)

Tanto Japanese dagger in fair condition given its age; I presume it dates from the late 1800s judging by the wear on the bone.

Finely tooled sheath and handle.

Very sturdy blade.

Total length: 27 cm

Blade: 16 cm

Lot details
Object
Dagger, Tanto
Technique
Incised
Material
Bone
Period
Late 19th century (Meiji period)
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Attribution
Original
Condition
Fair condition, see description
Dimensions
27×3×3 cm
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