Lion Gim

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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.

Between 1850-1900

Size: 89  cm.

€ 2950,-

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