Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 2488. CHINESE DAGGER. - A rare and interesting 19th century Chinese fighting dagger very similar in shape and design to an American 19th century Bowie knife. Double edged 8.5 inches steel blade with a small shaped iron cross guard. Three engraved metal studs fitted to the shaped wooden grip. Complete in its original metal scabbard fitted with a belt loop. The scabbard nicely engraved to each side with a fire-breathing dragon. The nickel plating possibly done some time after manufacture. Probably brought back to the UK after the Boxer Rebellion circa 1899-1901.Blade length 8.5 inches. Overall length in scabbard 13 inches. Showing very little signs of use, undamaged condition. Ref 2488.. 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.