A mounted Shinto wakizashi By Nagakiyo, 17th century
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A mounted Shinto wakizashi By Nagakiyo, 17th century
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A mounted Shinto wakizashi By Nagakiyo, 17th century A mounted Shinto wakizashi By Nagakiyo, 17th century A mounted Shinto wakizashi By Nagakiyo, 17th century
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A mounted Shinto wakizashi
By Nagakiyo, 17th century
The blade of hira-zukuri form with suguba of nioi and nie with sunagashi, mokume hada, the ubu-nakago with one mekugi-ana, signed Yoshu oite imabari Nagakiyo saku; in shirazaya with sayagaki by Sato Kanzan; koshirae; the saya of red lacquer, the iron tsuba pierced with sangai-bishi mon, Higo School iron fuchi-gashira, shakudo kozuka with a gold rat and inscription and the silver menuki in the form of seated rats. The blade 51.5cm (20¼in) long.

Footnotes

  • 脇差刀 銘「豫州於今張長清作」 17世紀
    附 赤漆塗地錆塗鞘刀拵
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