September 02, 2020 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Massive Japanese Samurai Sword (Katana)

28.25" blade with 3.5" suriage Mu Mei Nakago with two mekugi-ana. Midare hamon with o-kissaki. Silver cat-scratched habaki.  No tsuba.  Lacquered leather wrapped handle. High quality menuki missing kashira.  Red lacquer scabbard with damage throughout. Very wide and heavy blade.

Condition:

Blade is stained and scratched with some details visible.  One chip just where boshi begins.  Would be very good when polished.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,760
09/02/2020

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