Bronze Mounted Japanese Samurai Sword; Meji Period
Mixed Metal Steel (or iron) mounts with gilt snail and vine decoration. Ray fish skin and cloth hilt, Iron Tsuba and Fuchi. Steel Blade Tang is signed. Scabbard is missing end cap (Ishizuki) Overall length with bamboo scabbard: 41.5" Condition of blade is very good with light oxidation (not pitted) near tip. Overall excellent.