ANTIQUE JAPANESE SAMURAI SWORD
January 28, 2018
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Lot 46
Antique Japanese samurai sword; the Koto period blade, 16th Century or earlier, measuring approx. 21"; with 19th Century handle and fittings, including octagonal iron tsuba and fine parcel-gilt figural fuchi-kashira and menuki; with signed bird-motif kogatana to lacquer scabbard; L: 28 1/2" (overall, approx.)
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