A group of fourteen sword fittings with mixed metal accents
Lot 4051
A group of fourteen sword fittings with mixed metal accents
Sold for US$ 2,160 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A group of fourteen sword fittings with mixed metal accents
Consisting of a Western knife fitted with kozuka-style figural panels for the handles, with hallmarks; three copper kozuka, one with insects and flowering sprays, the next of a horse tied below a flowering cherry, the last of a river landscape with a castle; one iron kozuka with a bee above a gilt inscription in seal script; four menuki, including a pair of dragon-entwined vajra-handled swords, a group of shojo, and a sprig of flowering chrysanthemum; a Mino Goto style fuchi-kashira decorated with flowering sprays and now fashioned into a small gold-lined box; a fuchi-kashira set featuring a blossoming plum tree; an assembled fuchi-kashira set depicting Chinese immortals, signed Katsuryuken Munemasa, with kakihan; and a lone fuchi embellished with a gold kuruma ebi.
Knife 7 5/8in (19.3cm) long
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