Fine Antique18th C. Japanese Sword to a Christian Samurai (ID: js816)
Fine Antique18th C. Japanese Sword to a Christian Samurai
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A fine and interesting 18th C. Japanese sword belonging to a Christian samurai. The tsuba and menuki are both in cross shape, with the menuki particularly appearing like a cross. The blade is in very fine condition with a silver habaki. Fittings are of russet iron inlaid with gold.
The blade is 15 7/8 inches; overall 26 inches.