SOLD Antique 18th-19th Century Sino-Tibetan Silver Inlaid Sword Belt
SOLD Antique, 18th-19th century, Sino-Tibetan sword belt composed of leather straps mounted with five iron plaques and belt buckle, each plaque is richly inlaid in silver with Chinese longevity character Shòu amidst scrolling design.
A very similar Chinese Sword Belt is published in the book: Iron And Steel Swords Of China.
Page. 191.Please see the lastpicture attached to the listing.
CONDITION: Showing the age and usage, leather belt split, cracked and repaired, leather is still flexible.
Overall length of the belt: 103 cm (40.55 inches).
The three middle panels are each 18 cm (7.09 inches) long, and the outer two are 9.5 cm (3.74 inches) each.