Lot 532: Antique Japanese Samurai Saya
November 9, 2016
Dania Beach, FL, USALive Auction
Description: DESCRIPTION: Antique Japanese wooden samurai saya from the Edo period. These were used as the scabbard for a katana, and features a sleek carved wooden blade, intricate braiding along the handle atop stingray leather, and a gilded fitting in the motif of a sea creature on either side. Finished with a bronze seppa with wave formed design. CIRCA: 18th-19th Ct. ORIGIN: Japan DIMENSIONS:L:38" W:3.5" PROVENANCE:This piece was purchased from Christie's and does have proper certification, original invoice. CONDITION: Great condition. See lot description for details on item condition. More detailed condition requests can be obtained via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or SMS (305) 333-4134. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Akiba Antiques shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.