September 02, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Japanese Samurai Sword (Katana) Signed Sukesada

27.5" blade length, Sukesada-style kani-no-tsume "crab-claw" style hamon with fine bo-hi. Tang with katanamei appearing to read bishu osafune junin, with reverse appearing to read "Yokoyama Kozuke Daijo Fujiwara Sukesada". Double gilt habaki. Good iron tsuba.  Soten-style fuchi-kashira with samurai. Good gilt menuki.

Condition:

Blade is stained and scratched but with no significant flaws.  Some rust.  1/64th of an inch missing from boshi.  Ribbed saya badly damaged. 

Estimate: $700 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,160
09/02/2020

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