September 02, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Japanese Samurai Sword (Tanto) with Fine Mounts

10.875" shira-zukuri blade with suguha hamonAyasugi hada characteristic of the Gassan school.  One side with old rain dragon horimonoUbu nakago with two mekugi-ana, one very old and plugged with lead. Gold foil habaki with engraved with foliage. Tsuba with gold rope design.  Gold colored fuchi-kashira with kata-kiri style engraving.  Fine menuki with gold pine cones.  Excellent shakudo nanako kozuka with gold dragon.  Black lacquer saya with gold kojiri en suite with fuchi-kashira.  Very attractive tanto accompanied with NTHK origami for its fine fittings.

Condition:

Blade is almost in polish with some rust staining, but with hada very visible.  

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,400
09/02/2020

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