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Lot of 2 Japanese Swords

1.) 26.25" nagasa (blade length). 37" overall with saya (scabbard). Single edged blade with off-centered shinogi (ridge line) and copper habaki (ferrule). Features a tsuka (handle) wrapped with leather and cloth, pierced tsuba (guard) with floral designs, and basic metal seppas (spacers) and kashira (pommel). Item does not feature a mekugi (peg). Tsuka was removed and tang appears to be unsigned. Includes glossy black painted wood saya. 

2.) 26" nagasa. 37.5" overall with saya. Singled edged blade with off-centered shinogi and copper habaki. Features a tsuka wrapped with shark skin and cloth, with basic metal tsube, sappa, and kashira. Item has mekugi peg that appears damaged. Tsuka was not able to be removed to see if tang has signature marks. Includes glossy black wood saya. 

Condition:

1.) Good. Blade is in good condition with some mottled gray discoloration overall, light pit marks to heavily discolored areas, and scattered bites to blade. Tsuka shows heavy handling wear to grip furnishings and oxidation to metal parts. 

2.) Fair. Blade is crispy with discoloration, oxidation, and bites to blade overall. Tsuka shows mild handling wear and oxidation to grip furnishings. Saya is split into two pieces and is held together with rubberbands, also has losses to black paint finish. 

Estimate: $200 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,125
05/12/2021

 

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