Lot 142: Wakizashi Sword
October 27, 2016
Leichhardt, AustraliaLive Auction
Wakizashi Sword with a gilt bronze raised kashira, a sheaf shaped menuki, the tsuka covered in samegawa, with a flower decorated fuchi. The tsuba is decorated with three lillies to one side & a wading bird to the other; symbolising hourability.
All in a lacquered saya.
Condition - good, tsuba slightly loose
Length of blade - 31.5cm
Total length - 46cm