Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2255: Four Japanese Swords and a Japanese-Style Sword

Auction Date: October 7, 2021

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,250

Four Japanese Swords and a Japanese-Style Sword

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Item Interest: Average
Class: Other
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1) Unsigned Japanese sword, 39 1/2" OAL, 28" blade with active grain, wavy hamon and light engraving, shin gunto pattern hilt and leather covered saya. One mekugi-ana. Some wear and pitting. 2) Japanese style sword, 38 1/4" OAL, 27" blade marked "CHINA", black lacquer sheath. Fair. 3) Unsigned Japanese sword, 39" OAL, 27" blade with wavy hamon, shin gunto fittings. Non-traditional stamps on tang, one mekugi-ana. Parts absent, edge chipped. 4) Unsigned Japanese sword, 27" OAL, 20" blade with wavy hamon and strong grain, pierced-through round tsuba, and black enamel saya. Single mekugi-ana. Mild spotting and staining. 5) Signed Japanese knife blade in "prepared stick" furniture, 18" blade with 14" edge, single mekugi-ana, 10-figure signature on left side of tang. Black lacquered furniture. Fair.

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