Japanese Samurai Sword (Wakizashi)

15" shinogi-zukuri blade with ihori mune and chu kissaki.  Itame hada with gunome midare hamon.  Two-piece habaki with iron lobate tsuba.  Nakago with one mekugi-ana and sven-character signature "Omi (no) kami Fujiwara Yoshitsugu(?)".  Takanoha yasurimeTsuka with mismatched fushi-kashira.  Menuki of birds. Black lacquer saya.  


Blade shows some old scratching and wear, likely from previous amateurish attempts at polishing.  What remains of visible hamon is quite attractive.  Good dark rust on tang.  Some minor ware.  

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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