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    Nicely Mounted Japanese Tanto in Koshirae
    Having a 10 1/4" slightly curved flat blade with well defined wavy temper line. Copper ferrule with diagonal lines. Iron tsuba exhibits gold spider web / spider motifs. Double brass serrated edge seppa. Green cord-wrapped fishskin grip with hat / staff menuki. Fine quality matching fuchi & kashira showing gold bees and flower motif. Contained in brown lacquered wood scabbard.

    Condition: Blade is bright with a few areas of cloudiness and one micro edge nick. Grip wrap mostly intact with a few loose areas. Scabbard is solid with moderate areas of lacquer losses and lifting. Missing its kogatana.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2013
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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