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Japanese Wakizashi

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Japanese Wakizashi, shagreen grip with iron menuki, brass/copper tsuba, steel blade, and a patterned leather-over-wood scabbard, blade lg. 15 1/2, overall lg. 22 in.
Estimate $200-400

Blade has no visible nicks or rust and is in overall 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, Blade weapons, Fiction, Japanese sword mountings, Leather, Martial arts, Scabbard, Shagreen