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Lot 2346
Overall length: 38 7/8". Blade length: 26 1/8". Blade has a straight hamon. Habaki is gold plated. There are 2 gilded seppa & 1 silver seppa above & below the tsuba. Tsuba is cloisonne decorated brass. Nakago has 3 mekugi-ana & is unsigned. Brass fuchi & kashira are decorated w/ seaweed type foliage & in the military style. Tsuka is fully cloisonne decorated. Saya is matching cloisonne w/ brass mounts decorated to match the fuchi & kashira. There is a green & purple silk braided cord attached to the top mount. CONDITION: blade is quite clean & free of damage. Cloisonne is nearly undamaged but has a sm. 1 1/4" x 3/4" loss on the underside of the saya between the mounts. There is a sm. separation where the 3 parts of the saya are joined that needs adjustment. Silk cords are well worn. (02-11237/BF). $800-1500.

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JAPANESE CLOISONNE KATANA.

Estimate $800 - $1,500May 8, 2018