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Knife, One of Set of Six

Catalogue Description:
Knife with steel blade and gilded bronze handle. Blade general rectangular shape, with a flare on the dull edge and a rounded end that comes to a point on the dull side. Straight, rectangular handle with squared end has identical decorations on both sides in Japanese-inspired style: single bamboo stalk with spray of leaves and a tiger (or dragon?) in tree, against gridded background. Condition: Fair; much of the gilding is lost; blade is tarnished; spots of corrosion on blade.


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