Tachi Meiji Samurai Sword. Decorative Japanese sword for mounted samurais. Japanese Tachi Sword from Meiji period. Imitation ivory, Japanese military symbols and scenes.
The Tachi Meiji Samurai sword is a high quality replica reproduction of the original held in the Marto private collection that dates back to the Meiji age, starting with the imperial power restoration in 1868.
The scabbard and the handgrip are made in ivory like resin, finely engraved with mythological scenes which mainly depict dragons. The scabbard is also provided with two hanger rings used to carry the sword suspended with the cutting edge toward the ground, a modality known as jindachi zukuri, opposed to the buke zukuri, instead the typical way of carrying a katana, that is with the blade toward the sky.
Overall Length: 105 cms - 41 inches.
Blade: AISI 440 steel.
Handle: Imitation Ivory.
Scabbard: Imitation Ivory.
Japanese samurai swords.