Gorgeous Antique Japanese 17th C. Hirazukuri Wakizashi (ID: js736)
Gorgeous Antique Japanese 17th C. Hirazukuri Wakizashi
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A beautiful example of a 17th C. Japanese wakizashi with a hirazukuri style blade signed Sosu Ju Tsujuhiro. The blade has a notare tempered edge. The scabbard and saya are both composed of pink tinted rayskin that is then gilded. The mounts are in the aikuchi style and very elegant. The habaki is silver and the kozuka is composed of shakudo nanako. One of the menuki is loose and comes off but this can easily be fixed.
Blade is 13 5/8 inches Overall: 23 inches