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Nihonto (1) - collect item - Steel - collect item - Nihonto Minamotono Morikiyo with NBTHK papers - Japan - 1488

Lot reference 29687373

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Location: Netherlands
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Very good condition, see description - 3.1×0.4×60.2 cm

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Nihonto
Technique: forged
Material: Steel
Period: 1488
Region/ Country of origin: Japan
Artist/ Maker: Minamotono Morikiyo
Attribution: Original
Theme/ depiction: collect item
Decor/ ware: collect item
Title of artwork: Nihonto Minamotono Morikiyo with NBTHK papers
Condition: Very good condition, see description
Dimensions: 3.1×0.4×60.2 cm

Japanese Samurai sword Nihonto Minamotono Morikiyo from the year 1488 with NBTHK documentation.

Japanese Samurai sword Nihonto Minamotono Morikiyo
A mighty Samurai sword of the first order
Made by Minamotono Morikiyo in the year 1488 in Dazifu province
A fantastic Japanese Samurai sword,
Provided with NBTHK Japanese sword Association certification
Rare beautiful sword blade Minamoto Mori Kongou Hyoue school
Made in the year 1488 August.
NBTHK documentation is from June 9, 1969.
The koshirea was made in the year 1800
Blade is 60.2 cm sori is 2.0 cm
Weight of the blade is 588 g.

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