Lot 385

Japan. Short sword called "Wakisashi".
Handle covered in shagreen with braiding and menuki. Openwork bronze tsuba decorated with a dog and ropes. Blade of 32 cm. (Very slight oxidation). Scabbard made of black-grained lacquered wood, decorated with small shells. Kosuka (signed) Also decorated with small shells (clams) and a rope. Length : 47 cm.