BladesSwordsAn interesting 19th century Chinese short sword with brass mounts.
Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 1770. An interesting 19th century Chinese short sword. It has a good double edged blade. Blade length 19 inches. Plain wooden carved grip with finely chased brass cross-guard. Wood scabbard fitted with five matching brass mounts and two hanging rings. Overall length in scabbard 25 inches. Good condition with good age patina. Ref 1770.A number of these interesting Chinese swords were brought back to the United Kingdom by service men returning from the opium wars in the mid 19th century. Some were brought back as souvenirs after the Boxer rebellion in 1898-1900. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card or bank transfer at no extra charge. Established 1968....Read full description