Art of Swords

Sword
/sôrd/
Noun
1. A weapon consisting typically of a long, straight or slightly curved, pointed blade having one or two cutting edges and set into a hilt.
2. An instrument of death or destruction.

Chinese White Jade Horse Hilt Mughal Steel Dagger

A single-edged sturdy steel blade with an elaborated gold and silver inlaid ferrule, beautifully sculptured horse’s head hilt. The bronze scabbard body is finely decorated in gilt-inlaid with floral design, measures 40.5cm long and dates from the Qianlong period.

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