Wakizashi (1) - Buffalo horn, Gilt bronze, Lacquered wood, Steel - Japan - 17th century

Description
Wakizashi (1) - Buffalo horn, Gilt bronze, Lacquered wood, Steel - Japan - 17th century
Very good condition, see description - 4×2×72 cm

Special wakizahi from the 17th century signed Iga no kami Kinmichi. In wonderful new polish. No forging errors. The blade is still thick and not thinned caused by polishing.

Subtle mount with Shakudo Tsuka, Kozuka with dragon and Tsuba. Habaki in silver foil finish with decoration. A very fine Fuchi Kashira with water motif. Tsuka had a small spot of damage, but this was restored professionally. The sword includes handmade embroidered sleeve made of heavy Japanese silk with cord and tassels.

Size: 72 cm long 4 cm wide.

Will be carefully packaged and shipped by registered and insured post.

We've tried to verify the signature as good as possible, the signature on the sword is not verified because there is no NBTHK or NTHK origami (certification paper) present with the sword.


To be reasonably sure about the maker of a specific sword, it is necessary to submit the sword to one of the most important Japanese sword study groups (NBTHK or NTHK) for shinsa (inspection). These organisations will judge the sword and draw up documents (origami) describing the authenticity and/or historic value of the sword.

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Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Wakizashi
Technique
Forged
Material
Buffalo horn, Gilt bronze, Lacquered wood, Steel
Period
17th century
Region/ Country of origin
Japan
Attribution
Original
Condition
Very good condition, see description
Dimensions
4×2×72 cm
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