A shinto wakizashi blade Attributed to Masatsugu, 17th century
Lot 261
A shinto wakizashi blade Attributed to Masatsugu, 17th century
£800 - 1,000
US$ 1,300 - 1,700
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A shinto wakizashi blade Attributed to Masatsugu, 17th century A shinto wakizashi blade Attributed to Masatsugu, 17th century
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A shinto wakizashi blade
Attributed to Masatsugu, 17th century
Of shinogi-zukuri form, narrow sugu-ba of nie and mokume hada, the ubu-nakago with one mekugi-ana, unsigned; in shirazaya.
The blade 48.2cm (19in) long. (3).

Footnotes

  • 脇差 無銘(伝正次) 17世紀


    With a oshigata for the blade, and a kanteisho cerificate by Matsuo Fujishiro, dated Heisei 14 (2002) for the blade.


    Matsuo Fujishiro (1914-2004) was a sword polisher and designated a 'Living National Treasure' in Japan.
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