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67 A KATANA IN SHIRASAYA BY SUKESADA

68 A KO-WAKIZASHI IN SHIRASAYA WITH NBTHK

Japan, late 17th to early 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

Japan, c. 17th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

The blade: Shinogi-zukuri with iori mune, the hamon is a wide suguha, the hada is masame. The tang cannot be opened and is described according to the rubbing in the expertise. Two mekugi-ana, the yasurime is sujikai, the tang tip is kirijiri. Signed Minamoto SUKESADA saku. An elegant blade from the circle of the many Bizen masters.

The blade: Shinogi-zukuri with iori mune, the hamon is suguha and the hada is itame. The tang has two mekugi-ana and the tang tip is kirijiri. The double habaki is gilt.

NAGASA 52.5 cm, total LENGTH in shirasaya 78 cm Provenance: Hungarian private collection. Condition: The blade in very good condition, excellent optical appearance. Only very minor wear.

Provenance: Hungarian private collection.; includes written expertise from the NBTHK (Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai), the Society for the Preservation of Japanese Art Swords Condition: The blade in good condition with only minor blemishes on the surface.

Estimate EUR 800,Starting price EUR 400,-

Estimate EUR 800,Starting price EUR 400,-

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NAGASA 37 cm, total LENGTH in shirasaya 62.8 cm

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