SMALL JAPANESE DAGGER.
This Kaiken is similar to a Japanese Tanto dagger but it is smaller measuring only 11 inches in total length, the blade is just 6 inches long. Fine copper hilt and the handle is beautifully engraved with a family mon, the pommel has a mounted silver mon.The very nice scabbard is decorated with floral designs and an engraved mon, the tip of the scabbard is mounted with 3 family mons. The blade is still very bright and it is in excellent condition. Circa 1880's. [Condition: Exc++]