A Japanese Samurai sword, signed on the tang, (both sides), ...

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Hammer

£3200

A Japanese Samurai sword, signed on the tang, (both sides), wooden tsuba sandwiched between two gilt-metal guards, the handle with raised dragon motif. The lacquered wooden scabbard decorated in gold with birds of paradise, 70.5cm blade (measured from Tsuba) - Maker Soushuju Akihiro in the Nanbokucho era, period 1336 - 1392