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Japanese Katana with Shira-saya, Hilt, Scabbard, and Shinsa Documentation

Auction:
2856M
Lot:
100
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Auction:
Sale #2856M - 2856M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 30, 2015 4:00PM

Description:

Japanese Katana with Shira-saya, Hilt, Scabbard, and Shinsa Documentation, wooden grip and scabbard, brass patterned hibaki, steel blade, shagreen grip with intact binding, patterned brass fittings, iron tsuba, wooden blade, lacquered wooden scabbard, and Shinsa document, blade lg. 30 3/4, overall lg. 40 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

In very good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Blade weapons, Guntō, Japanese sword mountings, Scabbard