Fine Japanese Samurai Signed Koto Katana Sword with Fantastic Gold Inlaid Mounts. Please Check back regularly for new listings of quality weapons. Buyers from Italy Must have Import Permit for Antique Edged Weapons. Without Copy of the Permit. Beautiful example of the Samurai battle sword Katana, mounted with a very good 16th century Koto period blade retaining most of its original polish showing lovely active Hamon and woodgrain patterns in the steel structure.Blade is in beautiful condition with light scattered patina patches and no visible flaws. Tang of the blade with 3 mekugi-ana holes, mumei with clear signature of the smith. Fabulous mounts of iron and copper with gold inlaid decorations, Tsuba and Fuchi are well signed. Brass dragon menukies, quality sting ray skin with small losses, silk braided Tsuka wrapping is fully intact, Saya of nice brown lacquered wood, tip lacking, other wear and small losses in lacquer. Solid and completely Battle-Ready overall on this Exquisite article of Samurai war-fare. Overall : 38" Blade (Nagasa) : 25 1/2". Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item "Fine Japanese Samurai Signed Koto Katana Sword with Fantastic Gold Inlaid Mounts" is in sale since Monday, February 22, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Pre-1700\Original Period Items". The seller is "antiqueblades" and is located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.