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Lot 72: KATANA BY YOKOYAMA SUKENAGA.

Winter Gallery Auction

by Selkirk Auctioneers & Appraisers

December 10, 2016

St. Louis, MO, USA

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Description: KATANA BY YOKOYAMA SUKENAGA.
Japan, 1844. Blade inscribed with maker''s signature and dated 8th month of Kouka era to one side, the opposite with chrysanthemum mon and the character for "one" below, a reference to the maker''s school''s roots in the Ichimonji Imperial School of sword smithing. Iron tsuba with gilded decorations of cherry blossoms and two piece silver habaki. Stingray handle bound in black silk cord. Together with a broken scabbard and a wooden family surrender tag from the surrender of Nagasaki, 27" blade, 37" overall.

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