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85 A WAKIZASHI IN SHIRASAYA Japan, possibly Muromachi period (1336-1573), 15th to 16th century The blade: Shinogi-zukuri with iori mune, the hamon is sanbonsugi (lit. “three cedars”) to midare, the hada is itame. The tang has one mekugi-ana, the yasurime is sujikai, the tang tip is kurijiri. The shirasaya is inscribed in black ink in soshu – probably an attribution but only partly legible, ... no ju Fujiwara … MITSU. NAGASA 35.6 cm, total LENGTH in shirasaya 54 cm Provenance: Czech private collection. Condition: The blade is in very good condition with minor scratches to the surface. The saya in worn condition. Estimate EUR 1.500,Starting price EUR 750,-

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