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Lot 142: A wakizashi, circa 1650
24 October 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Blade shinogi zukuri, chu kissaki, torii zori. Tagari choji midare hamon. Ko mokume hada, boshi ko maru with middle kaeri. Partially small rust spots and scratches. Nakago o suriage with three mekugi ana, kiri yasurime, uninscribed. Gilt copper habaki. Modern saya, made by a layman. Iron fuchi kashira with Kaga gold nunome. Decorated with scrolling leaves and grooves. Over the same an iron casing carved in an openwork design imitating the silk cord wrap. Tembo nademarugata sukashi iron tsuba. Mounted in the late Edo period. Length k/m 47.4 cm, total length 71.5 cm.
Condition Report: II -