chinese yanmadao sabre in good condition 19th century
A nice quality Qing Dao sword. The blade made from good steel showing signs of a lamellar steel construction, with two fullers to each side. The hilt and scabbard mounts of pierced brass or bronze depicting coiled dragons. The grip is bound with red cord and leather. The scabbard covered with green shagreen. A very nice antique Chinese sword with very nice age patina throughout.