Medium Han Jian-Handmade Chinese Sword Double Edge Octahedral Blade Brass Fittings--sgl6015




Item Introduction

The Jian is a Chinese double-edged straight sword. The earliest records of a jian dates back to the 7th century BCE. The first jians were mostly made of bronze and then progressed to iron and then steel with advances in metallurgy. The jian's form varied slightly during the different dynasties in China but with the main feature of being double-edged and straight retained.
This product is medium size, a beautiful reproduction of the sword in the Han dynasty (B.C 202-A.D 220). The blade is made of folded steel and octahedral, folding grains are clearly visible. The handle is designed to be held by one hand and is made of hardwood wrapped in red and black nylon cord. The handle ends in a flat, handmade brass pommel. The handguard is handmade, hollow cutting. It’s brass as well as the ornaments in the scabbard. The motif on fittings is from Han Dynasty. The scabbard is made of ebony, a type of high-density wood with beautiful vein. The sword is functional, it’s an artwork for collection.

Shipping Weight : 2.0kg Blade Material : Folded Steel
Blade Length : 55cm Handle Length : 21cm
Width at Handguard : 3.5cm Thickness at Handguard : 8.0mm
Width near Tip : 2.0cm Thickness near Tip : 3.0mm
POB : 9cm Weight without Scabbard : 900g
Fitting Material : Brass Scabbard : Ebony

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