~ Circa 1900 Chinese Short Jian Sword ~
The Jian is a Chinese double edged, straight short sword and has been in existence for over 2,500 years.
This set is comprised of a Jian sword fitted within its scabbard.
The sword has brass etched mounts and pommel with a ridged ebony grip.
The scabbard is of lacquered bamboo with similar brass mounts.
~ Condition ~
The set is in very good, tidy order. The scabbard has some areas of wear on the bamboo and its ferrel has a split to one side.
~ Dimensions ~
The sword is 66 cm (26 inches) in length with a 52 cm (20.5 inches) blade.