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Lot 9: Antique Japanese Strong Sword Wakizashi
by Elegance Auctioneers
November 4, 2012
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Antique Japanese Strong Sword Wakizashi: of traditional form, the hilt handle with a fuchi or sleeve and tsuka ito or a cord wrap, covering the nakago, a part of the blade that goes into the handle, with inscription or signature; the reticulated tsuba or the guard with a foliate rim design above a bronze habaki or blade collar; the saya or scabbard covered in black lacquer with a kurikata or knob where the sageo or cord is tied to; Size: L: 23"
Dimensions: L: 23"