Sword #7: Wakizashi

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Family mon in silver on shakudo fuchi & kashira.

Fine iron Echizen dragon theme tsuba.

Small kitae-ware'.

Tsunagashi in the boshi - and slightly hakikake.

Wakizashi in bold vermillion saya with dragon Echizen tsuba. Shakudo fuchi kashira with subtle family mon. Menuki of shakudo and gold depicting oak tree branches and nuts. Masame/Itame Hada. Chu-suguha in ko-nie, with some tsunagashi. Slightly O-kissaki. This sword has a small kitae-ware' as shown, which does not unduly detract from the overall appearance of the sword. Gold inlaid attribution to "Kunihiro". there were many Kunihiro - this is not Yamashiro Kunihro from 1599. A tidy package in new koshirae with a fine tsuba.

43.3 cm, 17.1", 1 Shaku 4 Sun 3 Bu cutting length.

Zogan Mei "KUNIHIRO" wakizashi

C1600's

US $2,900