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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

Condition:

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
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$6,600
05/01/2019

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