A koto bizen wakazashi and a shinto wakizashi The blades 16th century, the mounts 19th century
Lot 248*
A koto Bizen wakazashi and a shinto wakizashi
By Sukesada and Kanenori, the blades 16th century, the mounts 19th century
Sold for £8,400 (US$ 13,887) inc. premium
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A koto Bizen wakazashi and a shinto wakizashi By Sukesada and Kanenori, the blades 16th century, the A koto bizen wakazashi and a shinto wakizashi The blades 16th century, the mounts 19th century
Lot Details
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A koto Bizen wakazashi and a shinto wakizashi
By Sukesada and Kanenori, the blades 16th century, the mounts 19th century
A koto bizen wakizashi, blade signed Sukesada, of deep koshi-zori, shinogi-zukuri with chu-kissaki, choji-midare hamon of nie and nioi, midare-komi boshi, itame-hada, ubu-nakago with one mekugi-ana, mei Bishu Osafune Sukesada; together with a shinto wakizashi, blade signed Kanenori, of torii-zori, shinogi-zukuri, chu-kissaki, narrow midare hamon of ko-nie, ko-maru boshi, itame-hada, ubu-nakago with one mekugi-ana, mei Eichizen (no) Kuni ju Kanenori, with daisho koshirae: ribbed saya of black lacquer and same; shibuichi and shakudo octagonal sukashi tsuba, shakudo nanako Kozuka with a floral presentation in gold and silver takazogan, shakudo nanako fuchi-kashira with shishi and waterfalls in gold takazogan.
The first blade, 43.6cm (17¼in); the second, 53.9cm (21¼in). ((6).).

Footnotes

  • With two NBTHK Kicho Token certificates for each blade dated 1961. The Koshirae with NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Kodogu certificate, dated 1961.
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