Item #: BQ3224 -- Edo Period signed Japanese Gunto mounted Pilot/Tanker Wakizashi -- $2000.00
A finely mounted wakizashi with blade signed in grass writing, which in part reads, "Sadayuki." This smith was from Bungo province and of the Edo period. The blade is in excellent period polish with a wide sugaha hamon containing some gunome and sunagashi. The nakago is ubu one ana. There is a minor fukure kizu visible above the shinogi ji. The original gunto mounts include an excellent very long katana tsuka and tsuba with leather combat covered wood saya. 56.2 cm.blade nagasa, full mounts 91.9 cm. overall.