Shinto Japanese Wakizashi, unsigned, High
In very good condition, a good, unsigned, Shinto era Japanese
Wakizashi (tsuba is signed).
This is an exceptional sword / blade. Apart from the beginning
of a small light rust patch (now treated with choji oil) and a little
assembled looseness (the habaki has split a little), this is a superb
The 19 3/4 inch Nagasa (cutting edge section) midare hamon, itame
hada blade is in very good condition / a very high polish. Unsigned
with two mekugi-ana. Bound tsuka with iron fuchi-kashira decorated
with gilt flowering branches, quality signed iron tsuba. Black lacquered
saya with kodzuka decorated with mon.
A beauty. A solid investment at only £? (too late, now sold).
Please quote item reference R20 (0485). Further / full sized images
available upon request.