A juyo rated wakizashi, attributed to Rai Kunitoshi
Lot 40*
A fine Juyo-rated wakizashi Attributed to Rai Kunitoshi, mid Kamakura Period
Sold for £18,000 (US$ 28,248) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine Juyo-rated wakizashi Attributed to Rai Kunitoshi, mid Kamakura Period A fine Juyo rated wakizashi Attributed to Rai Kunitoshi, Nanbokucho period A fine Juyo-rated wakizashi Attributed to Rai Kunitoshi, mid Kamakura Period A fine Juyo-rated wakizashi Attributed to Rai Kunitoshi, mid Kamakura Period
A fine Juyo-rated wakizashi
Attributed to Rai Kunitoshi, mid Kamakura Period
Of shinogi-zukuri form with ko-gissaki boshi, medium notare of nioi with kin-sugi, mokume-hada, the ubu-nakago with one mekugi-ana and kiri-yasuri, mumei, in shirasaya; black lacquer saya with long shakudo kojiri, decorated in gold lacquer and honzogan with ho-o birds; iron tsuba carved, pierced and inlaid with a ho-o bird, signed Echizen no ju Kinai saku; shakudo nanako kozuka and kogai with dragons in relief, shakudo menuki of fighting warriors. The blade 54cm (21¼in). (4.)

Footnotes

  • With NBTHK Juyo Token certificate attributing the work to Rai Kunitoshi and Juyo Token Zufu Oshigata paper. The shirasaya with sayagaki by Sato Kanzan.
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