Antique Japanese Samurai Kozuka Knife Handle Horse Whip & Saihai
An outstanding antique Edo Period 1603 -1868 A.D. Japanese samurai kozuka knife handle, made of the blackened copper-gold alloy (shakudō). Exterior adorned with a finely executed gold and silver inlaid raised design of a riding bamboo horsewhip and a samurai commander's baton Saihai on the Nanako-Ji background pattern.
CONDITION: Showing age and usage.
Please notice that the pictures in the listing are part of the description of the object's condition.
Overall length: 9.8 cm (3.86 inches)
Width: 15 mm
Weight: 26 Grams