23rd Nov, 2023 12:00

Asian Art | Bronze, Porcelain, Silver, Wood, Jade

 
  Lot 1157
 

JAPANESE WAKIZASHI
BELIEVED EDO PERIOD (1603-1868)

the curved steel blade to copper mount, the iron tsuba inlaid in copper, silver and silver gilt, with lacquered simulated-cloth over shagreen grip, with brass mounts, copper pommel, housed in original lacquered scabbard

62cm long

 

A condition report is offered as an indication of any issues visible to the naked eye. As none of our staff is a professional conservator or restorer, buyers must satisfy themselves in respect of condition. The condition report does not form part of any contract between McTear's and the buyer, and all lots are offered "as is" in accordance with our Terms of Business available on our website.

 

Sold for £480
Estimated at £160 - £200


Condition Report

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nibbles and battle scars to blade, including one more noticeable of approx. 1cm
Splits and wear to fish skin, though grip stable. Plug firm and do not want to force, so unable to reveal tang.
Wear and some small losses to scabbard. 


Further wear as per use and age.

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