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The mounts wrought entirely of copper as a fully-modeled prawn, finely detailed with areas of silvering and gilding. The well-forged blade with mumei tang and slight curvature with distinct shinoji, displaying a clear midare hamon. Edo era, latter 18th c. Mounts worn, blade with scuffs and scratches. Overall length 27cm. Condition III

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A RARE JAPANESE KAIKEN DAGGER

Estimate $200 - $300May 19, 2018
Cheyenne, WY, USA
Auction Curated By:
Oliver S Pinchot PhD
Director and Specialist