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Japanese Samurai Sword (Katana)

26.75" shinogi zukuri blade with chu kissaki.  Details of grain and temper obscured.  7.75" nakago with two mekugi-ana and only partially legible signature.  Tsuka with lacquered ito and menuki  of turtles.  Iron tsuba with shakudo depicting a man in a mountain scene.  Black painted saya.  

Condition:

Blade has been cleaned in the European fashion obscuring details of blade.  Some ware with kissaki showing wear from amateur cleaning.  Tang is dark and rusty with a good patination.  Tsuba shows wear obscuring details.  

Estimate: $300 - $500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$800
12/08/2020

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