15/16C Soshu Den Hira-zukuri Tanto / Wakizashi
signed Hiromasa (sold)
A good Soshu-den hirazukuri tanto / wakizashi, signed Hiromasa.
Clearly authentic Soshu den from its tang shape, two mekugiana
and construction, this is a very good hirazukuri (flat sided) tanto
/ wakizashi from the late 15th or possibly early 16th Century. An
old label with barely distinct Japanese writing on the saya. End
fitting / ishizuke is missing, very (tiny) tip of point is slightly
off. Further / full sized images available upon request. Item reference
code 563 (202).