Shin-Shinto Japanese Samurai Sword (Katana) with Horimono (Carving) of Fudo-Myo-o

Blade length 28", overall length 39.75".  Fine soft metal mounted Shin-Shinto katana signed and dated with horimono of Fuydo Myu and dragon chasing a pearl.  Blade has a ko-choji temper line 28" long, with o-kissaki. Tang has good shin-shinto rust, three character signature and five character date.  Soft fuchi kashira and oversized samurai menuki, tsuba is shakudo nanako with gamboling shishi


Blade has spider rust on both sides and some extremely minor pitting, tsuba in good condition, kurikuta and kojiri. A good shin-shinto katana worthy of a good polish.

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
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