Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    A Fine Kanbun Shinto Katana by the Famous Iga no Kami Kinmichi, Signed and Dated.
    The beautiful autograph work has a blade with a 66.5 cm cutting edge and classic Kinmichi undulating notare hamon etame hada. The shinogi-ji with wide hi. Ubu nakago with 2 mikugiana and beautiful branch with flowering kiku. 6 character kinmichi signature and rarely encountered date and what appears to be a custom order. Gilt copper habaki. Blade is in full polish with no appreciable defect, one extremely minor scuff just forward of habaki. Nakago is perfect with lovely patination and beautiful rendered kikumon. Rare blade contained in a honoki wood shirasaya.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    8th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 483

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 11 days left to consign to the 2020 June 6 Historic Flags, Including WWII Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search