Japanese long curved sword with carved bone handle and scabbard. The scabbard comprised of nine joined sections and the hiandle with three joined sections. Both with allover carved figural, animal, genre and foliate decoration. Early 20th century. Curved blade approx. 36 1/4" L. Scabbard 42 1/2' L. 60" total L. Note: THIS LOT CONTAINS ANIMAL OR PLANT MATERIAL THAT MAY BE RESTRICTED UNDER FEDERAL, STATE, AND/ OR LOCAL LAW. BIDDERS SHOULD CHECK ALL APPLICABLE GOVERNMENT WILDLIFE RESTRICTIONS PRIOR TO PLACING A BID. THE BUYER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING ANY NECESSARY LICENSE OR PERMITS APPLICABLE TO THE SALE OR TRANSPORT OF THE OBJECT. PLEASE NOTE THAT BIDDERS IN NEW JERSEY MAY NOT BID ON ANY LOTS CONTAINING ELEPHANT IVORY, MAMMOTH IVORY, OR RHINOCEROS HORN. CONDITION: Scattered minor losses throughout scabbard. Significant losses to hilt spacers.
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