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hilt is further embellished with fine diamond-shaped leaf motif plaques in silver.
The straight single edge blade encased in bronze and gilt work continuing the chased ornament of the hilt. The scabbard is encased in copper and silver wire bands around the dark wooden tapering body.
For a similar Piha Kaetta see the Metropolitan museum
|Height||38.50 cm||(15.16 inches)|