Beautiful Antique [ circa 1800's ] Japanese Samurai dagger or Tanto in an Ox Bone casing. The stand is a later addition in a light wood. The figural carving is of the highest quality with very fine detail. Overall condition is excellent with the blade showing some minor nicks. Please check photos for details. The bone has a very nice mellow patina.
Dagger is 13 1/2 inches long by 1 1/2 " wide and blade is 8 5/8 " Long. Stand 19" long