Japanese antique Samurai Sword Bizen school Wakizashi
Japan Early Edo Period 17th century 1650-1680
Antique Wakizashi unsigned Shinogi zukuri stle blade with wide undulating Hamon, Tempering pattern. Mounted in koshirae with shakudo and gold fuchi design of Carp ascending through waves in high relief with Nanako base, Kashira of black buffalo horn.Silk tsukaito handle wrap over Shakudo menuki .Iron pierced Tsuba in form of bamboo. Scabbard lacquer is crushed pine needle with buffalo horn kurikata.Missing kozuka.
Overall Length 63cm
Blade Length 42.5cm