Edo or Shinto Period unsigned Japanese Wakizashi,
In good though bright condition, a probably pre-Shinto period
(Edo or before) unsigned Wakizashi.
We believe this to be pre-Shinto based on the blade characteristics
we can see, especially the tang union with the blade and the type
of ware, plus the fact it has been used in several sets of furniture
over the years (3 mekugi-ana).
The 13 1/2 inch (cutting edge / Nagasa) blade has been polished
bright. Furniture in good condition. The cat scratch habaki tending
to move over the ha-machi and mune-machi edges (where the tang meets
We should not need to say any more to sell this one at only £???.
Please quote item reference L92 (1214). Further / full sized images
available upon request.