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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.

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