Estimate: $400 – $600
Shinto Uchigatana Wakazashi, Shinogi-zukuri (loss of edge of yokote), 58cm nagasa, 1cm Torii-sori iori-mune, out of polish, Bo-hi both sides extending to the yokote and halfway through the tang, ko-kissaki, ground down (abused). Red lacquered leather covered black lacquered wood saya. Black ito wrapped sami tsuka with very fine kinko shakudo fuchi-kashira en-suite with high relief gold, copper and silver inlay depicting waterfront rural farmhouse and boats on very fine nanako ground. No menuki.