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80 A YARI IN SHIRASAYA Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) The blade: The suguyari with a triangular cross-section looks perfect, the bottom side is flat but with a bordered cut, approximately half the length of the blade and stained red. The hamon is a clear suguha, the tip of the blade has octagonal edges. The very long and slender tang with a strong patina structure has two mekugi-ana and a very sharp tip. The shirasaya is straight and tubular, the upper part with small edges, with a dome-shaped iron sheathing of the saya opening. NAGASA 25 cm, NAKAGO 43.5 cm, total LENGTH in shirasaya 88.2 cm Provenance: Czech private collection. Condition: The blade in good condition with minor blemishes. The shisaya with some splitting. Estimate EUR 2.500,Starting price EUR 1.250,-

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