Chinese "Lion Gim" the Cantonese style Jian.
Fine detailed brass/bronze fittings with lots of nice details,
never ending knots, fishes, dragons etc.
On one ornament the text " water dragon" pointing on the high relief dragon below.
Ox bone handle missing the original winding,
one side with a glued crack,
The laminated blade with the seven brass" Big Dipper" inlays.
The wooden scabbard covered with lackwork imitating leather windings.
Size: 89 cm.