Antique Head Chopper Executioner Seward, Late Ming Early Qin Dynasty China. A rare type of weapon, only use for exclusion, fat handle warp with red cloth, thick blade, the thickness of the blade gets thinner towards the end of the blade, that makes easier to slice the skins of the neck, gives a clean cut. The Blade dont have any Battle damage.
That is A temper line along the edge of the blade, hand guard is made with copper Bronx mix metal. When I first got this sword Back in the 80s, the handle was full of blood stain, so I strip off the cloth of the handle replace with a new wrapping cloth. Blade is 24.5 long, little over 2 wide and lesser than 2 wide at the tip.Handle is 12 long, 5 around circumference. Hand guard is 4x 5.
It Weighs little over 3.5lb. The item "Antique Head Chopper Executioner Seward, Late Ming Early Qin Dynasty China" is in sale since Thursday, November 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Swords & Sabers\Asian\Chinese". The seller is "tykf3133" and is located in Potomac, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.