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Japanese Wakizashi and Tanto

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
367
Sold for:
$1,968$1,600

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

Description:

Japanese Wakizashi and Tanto, wakizashi with shagreen grip, brass menuki, and a tape-wrapped grip, steel blade, a black-japanned wooden scabbard; the tanto with shagreen grip, brass menuki, tape-wrapped grip, steel blade, and a black japanned wooden scabbard.
Estimate $400-600

Wakizashi is in good condition with no visible nicks and rust on the blade, the tanto has no visible nicks or rust on the blade and a few flakes of jappaning missing on the scabbard near the throat.


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

Arts, Blade weapons, Decorative arts, Japanese sword mountings, Japanese swords, Japanning, Leather, Samurai swords, Scabbard, Shagreen, Visual arts, Wakizashi