Chinese Jian Sword with presentation inscription (ID: cs541)
Chinese Jian Sword with presentation inscription
|( ID: cs541 )|
A very uncommon and rare Chinese jian longsword with a presentation inscription on both side of the blade, on one side it appears to be in gold, and on the other reddish copper, very finely inscribed. Overall the sword is quite large and in good condition, mounted in white brass and wood. Dating from the late 19th C. Overall length is 40", blade is 30".