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Lot 29B: Wakizashi, signed 胴田貫兵部, certified Japanese Samurai sword, 1573-1615;

Eternity Gallery

September 25, 2022
Tampa, FL, US

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Wakizashi, signed 胴田貫兵部, certified Japanese Samurai sword, 1573-1615; Signed by胴田貫兵部 Dotanuki Hyoubu, who was famous for making naginata, spears and swords. Direct translation: 胴田貫兵部 = “soldier’s club”. Area: Higo province, island of Kyushu, south of Japan. Period: Tensho (1573-1592) to Keichō (1596-1615); Hawley’s rating: 30; Toko/Taikan rating: ¥3M = $22,226 USD; School: Dotanuki; Overall length in scabbard: 772 mm = 77.2 cm = 30.25 inches; Length of the sword 73 cm = 28.6 inches; Length of the blade (nagasa) only: 53.6 cm = 536 mm = 21.10 inches; Blade: sharp, were used mostly in the lower third. Hamon effect: prominent and beautiful; Weight of the sword: 616 g. Weight of the sword + scabbard: 727 g; Weight of the scabbard: 108 g SORI (curvature): 10 mm. HABAKI (collar): double habaki, made of antique copper; SEPPA (spacers): antique copper; TSUKA (handle): covered with genuine ray-skin; TSUBA: has a shape of 4 petals with decorations, iron, attracts to magnet; SAYA (scabbard): Koikuchi and semigane were made of pure copper; MENUKI (ornament on the handle): bird and fan Fuchi (collar): Shibuichi (an alloy of silver and copper), not magnetic; Fuchi kashira (end-cup): Shibuichi (an alloy of silver and copper), not magnetic; Provenance: Private collection of Japanese Samurai swords in Japan.

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