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.  


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
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