Estimate: $600 – $800
Tachi Shobu-zukuri black lacquer uchigatana mounts saya missing shito-dome. Shibuichi engraved floral vine design. Fuchi-kashira and menuki en suite, each menuki is an engraved galloping horse with gold inset eyes. Black maki-ito over white same tsuka. Large 8.5 x 8cm tachi tsuba is a blackened copper plate in Egurikomi Mokko-gata shape. 4 seppa. Nagasa 61.7cm, Hamon difficult to see. No chips or apparent kizu, poor polish. Tang is Ubu, signed but illegible katte-sagari file marks Futsu-gata, Haagari tip. Teal and gold bag, green tassel.