This is a very solid, well made koto blade. The activity is abundant with a beautiful flowing temple line in Gunome midare style. The sword is an older polish and has signs of staining and blemishes. This sword will polish out fine, if polished by a professional sword polisher. We have no doubt that it will receive a good paper if sent in for shinsa at some point after it’s restored. This wakazashi is an excellent sword for a new collector or even an experienced collector. If you have any other questions about it please let us know.
Please note the sword is signed by a mino smith Kane “something”. Its very hard to read the second kanji because of its age and the signature was cut thin.
- Mei: KANE(?)
- Date: Edo (1500’s)
- Nagasa: 17-1/2 inches
- Sori: 13.0 mm
- Width at the ha-machi: 32.8 mm
- Thickness at the mune-machi: 7.5 mm
- Construction: Hira zukuri
- Mune: Iori
- Nakago: Ubu
- Kitae: Itame
- Hamon: Midare Gunome
- Boshi: Maru
- Condition: Old polish
Asking price: $2,200.00
Sale price till July 25th! $1,600.00
(shipping and insurance included)
Email us if your interested in this item and remember to include the order number for this item: fss-832.
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