December 15, 2020 Edged Weapons, Armor & Militaria
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Sabon-sugi hada in shobu zukuri form. Masame hada. Copper catscratch habaki. Seppa are modern iterations made from aluminum that exist simply to space sword correctly. Relief tsuba depicting a dragon amongst clouds. Fuchi with brass dragon and signed. Menuki in the form of dragons. Kashira with raised brass dragon. Housed in a beautiful pine lacquer scabbard with abalone dots that add to the overall look. Kozuka signed. Ubu nakago with single mekugi-ana with "Kanemoto" signature. Katte agari yasurime. CONDITION: Excellent. Blade is in excellent polish with some scattered minor areas of shintetsu. Hamon runs off blade near habaki. Mounts are excellent, fuchi and kashira polished. Tsuba has some gilting left in protected areas. Saya is very good with a few normal bumps and chips, and some discoloration near koijiri that may clean. Please note, that as this item does not have NTHK paperwork, we cannot verify the signature.

Item Dimensions: 24"
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Value
Blade Length
16"
Overall Length
23 - 1/4"
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,767.50
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.
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