19th century Pair of Oni Menuki
Original Japanese antique.
Title: 19th century a pair of Oni menuki
Top: 3.9 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm
Bottom: 4.0 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm
Originally an ornamental head piece attached to the rivets holding the blade in the hilt in the form of mortise and tenon. Later, a plain bamboo or metal stick was devised for the same purpose, and the head piece became a separate, completely ornamental entity fixed slightly above the actual rivet.
|Dimensions||Top: 3.9 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm Bottom: 4.0 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm|
|Product Date||19th century|