19th C. Japanese Katana with fine cut iron tsuba (ID: js381)
19th C. Japanese Katana with fine cut iron tsuba
|( ID: js381 )|
A 19th C. Shinto period katana mounted in WWII era mounts. This examples has a somewhat darkened blade, which needs to be cleaned. The tsuba is a very fine early example, likely from the 18th C. Overall length is 37", blade is 24 1/2"