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Lot 26R: Full Katana Japanese Samurai antique sword with mother pearl scabbard.

Eternity Gallery

September 25, 2022
Tampa, FL, US

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Full Katana Japanese Samurai antique sword with mother pearl scabbard. Overall length of the sword with the scabbard: 35 inches = 89.5 cm; Length of the blade (nagasa) only: 25 inches = 63.5 cm; Weight of the sword: 970 g; Weight (sword + scabbard): 1 kg 250 g = 1250 g; Total weight with scabbard: 1245 g; Sori (curvature): 15 mm; Nakago (tang): present; Shamon effect: present to high extent; Habaki (collar) – present; TSUKA (handle): present; Wooden SAYA (scabbard) decorated with mother peal shells. Provenance: Private collection of arms in Florida. The katana belongs to the nihontō family of swords, and is distinguished by a blade length (nagasa) of more than 2 shaku, approximately 60 cm (24 in).[9] Each Japanese sword is classified according to when the blade was made.:[10] • Jōkotō (上古刀 "ancient swords", until around 900 A.D.) • Kotō (古刀"old swords" from around 900–1596) • Shintō (新刀 "new swords" 1596–1780) • Shinshintō (新々刀 "new swords" 1781–1876) • Gendaitō (現代刀 "modern or contemporary swords" 1876– present); https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_National_Treasures_of_Japan_(crafts:_swords); https://new.uniquejapan.com/a-masatsune-nidai-wakizashi/

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