A Katana
Lot 23
A Katana
Sold for £3,240 (US$ 5,442) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Katana
Signed Bizen Kuni ju Osafune Yosaemonjo Sukesada, Shin-Shinto
The blade with one mekugi-ana cut with a horimono of a dragon and tama on the omote and a bonji on the ura, choji-midare hamon of nioi with ashi, nashiji hada, fully bound tsuka with shakudo-nanako fuchi-kashira decorated with fruiting vines with gilt details, shakudo and gilt floral menuki, and oval iron tsuba chiselled with birds in flight over crashing waves with silver spray drops, in its brown lacquered saya with shakudo koi-guchi
68.1 cm. blade
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