model sword (weapons: edged); katana

Model sword, katana, with hilt of faux sharkskin wrapped in purple cord (tsukamake) with three gold-coloured chrysanthemum menuki embellishments on each side. Gold-coloured tsuba. Steel blade (toushin) has dragon design below the hilt. End broken off. 191 h x 32 w x 30 d. For Boys' Festival on May 5th, The meaning is that a sword will cut through difficulties.


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