Estimate: $500 – $700
Tanto, lacquer aikuchi and kozuka (kozuka signed “Inoue”), fittings en suite, silvered copper and brass. Blue bag green tassels. Blade mumei, Hira-zukuri, Nagasa 22.7cm. Iori mune, unable to see hamon or hada. Tang with one mekugi-ana, possibly shortened. Katte-sagari file marks. Saya in black lacquer with bamboo and cherry blossoms in gold, green and red. Missing kurigata, some damage. Each Menuki is a group of shishi in brass. Frolicking horses on nananko fuchi, koshira with pine tree on nananko ground. Blue and white bag with green tassel.