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Lot *1245

A KATANA BLADE IN SHIRASAYA

Estimated Value:

12.000 € - 18.000 €

Result:

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Description:

Japan, 15th/16th c.
L. 70,1 cm
Shinogi-zukuri, suguha hamon, ayasugi hada. Nakago: ubu, mei: Gassan hachigatsu Yoshi (Gassan, 8th month, auspicious [day]). (Probably by Gassan of Ushû, active 16th century). Very good state of polish.
From an old Wuerttemberg private collection, assembled between the 1950s and 2000 - White certificate of the NBTHK, dated 4 November 1979 (Shôwa 54): Gassan