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Japanese Mito Koto Wakizashi, ca. 16th century

Japanese Mito Koto Wakizashi, ca. 16th century

Item Description:

Mito koto wakizashi (short sword), late Mino period, ca. 16th century, two mekugi, unsigned, mottled red lacquer scabbard, with iron tsuba (sword guard), fuchi-kashira, fuchiinscribed 'Hamano Shozui', menuki of rats

Accompanied by NBTHK (Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai) certificate


Appears fine with wear consistent with age and use. Blade recently polished. Please contact for specific condition questions.


Private collection, Texas
Acquired by the current owner from the above


Blade length 30.3 cm (11.93 in.)


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