Japan, Showa period (1926-1989)
Hira-zukuri with iori mune, the hamon is sugu, in nioi-deki, the hada is mokume.
The habaki is silver with horizontal filing marks. The tsuka covered in black lacquered rayskin with a gilt copper rooster menuki to each side. The wood saya lacquered with black and red stripes.
NAGASA 33 cm, TOTAL LENGTH 51.9 cm (the koshirae)
Condition: The blade is in good condition with a few minuscule nicks as well as some minor fukure and ware. The mounts are in good condition with minor wear, and little flaking to the lacquer.
Provenance: Austrian private collection.
With a copy of a NBTHK Torokusho (registration certificate).
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