A shinto tanto in aikuchi mounts by Kiyozane, Edo period
Lot 5*
A shinto tanto in aikuchi mounts By Kiyozane, late Edo Period
£3,000 - 3,500
US$ 5,000 - 5,900
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A shinto tanto in aikuchi mounts By Kiyozane, late Edo Period
Lot Details
A shinto tanto in aikuchi mounts
By Kiyozane, late Edo Period
The blade of hira-zukuri form with broad bo-hi on either side, gunome-ha of nie and nioi with ashi, mokume-hada, the ubu-nakago with one mekugi-ana, signed Kiyosane saku, in shirasaya; fine koshirae, the saya of black lacquer, simulating swirling water, the en suite mounts of silver, chased with breaking waves, brass menuki of oni masks, unsigned. The blade 27.6cm (10 7/8in). (3.)

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  • With NBTHK Hozon Token certificate.
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