Lot 257 , A Japanese bronze and mixed metal handled kozuka, handle and blade signed
A Japanese bronze and mixed metal handled kozuka, handle and blade signed
There are several nicks to the blade which is slightly bent and a bit chewed up at the tip. There is a chunk missing from the demon's head on the handle. The top right hand side of his hair is missing. Handle has a few minor nicks at the edges. Blade has several light surface scratches
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Sold for £85