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Lot 145: A wakizashi blade in shirasaya, circa 1840

The Rudolf Ott Collection

by Hermann Historica GmbH

24 October 2016

Munich, Bavaria, Germany

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  • A wakizashi blade in shirasaya, circa 1840
  • A wakizashi blade in shirasaya, circa 1840
  • A wakizashi blade in shirasaya, circa 1840
  • A wakizashi blade in shirasaya, circa 1840
  • A wakizashi blade in shirasaya, circa 1840
  • A wakizashi blade in shirasaya, circa 1840
  • A wakizashi blade in shirasaya, circa 1840
   
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Description: Blade shinogi zukuri, chu kissaki, torii zori. Suguha hamon, Ko maru boshi with middle kaeri. Itame masame hada. Old kesho polish. Small scratches from a cutting test, rust spot on the mune. Horimono on both sides, a motto in Sosho script "When the blade is forged, she better not be used, she shall be a clear reflection of knightly virtue", in Kanji inscribed "Sho sammi Arikoto Tsukuro Ei", (ARI 26, 20 P.). Nakago ubu with one mekugi ana, kiri yasurime. Gilt copper habaki. Length K/M 45.4 cm, total length 64 cm.

Condition Report: II

Notes: Waffen

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