Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2273: Signed Tanto-Length Japanese Knife

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,800

Signed Tanto-Length Japanese Knife

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Description:

18 5/8" OAL, 13" blade with wavy hamon and single bo-hi groove on each side, copper habaki, rounded iron tsuba with gilt accented floral motifs, similar decoration on the other fittings, and a brown speckled black saya with a copper hilted kogatana and black cord. The tang has a two symbol signature on the left side and a single mekugi-ana with braised repair/filling. Good overall, with mild spotting and scratching on the blade.

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