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A JAPANESE LONG SWORD, KATANA, MEIJI PERIOD, 1868 - 1912

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Estimate

R4500 - R6500

Hammer

R20000

Fees

A JAPANESE LONG SWORD, KATANA, MEIJI PERIOD, 1868 - 1912

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The single-edged polished blade of traditional form and construction fitted to a leather and iron mounted hilt, tsuka, the gilt-highlighted oval tsuba decorated with a praying mantis and sprigs of seeding grass, the black lacquered scabbard, saya, decorated with iron-red and gilt ginkgo leaves, wear commensurate with age

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Auction Date: 20th Jun 2022 at 2pm

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