A tanto blade Attributed to Shimosaka, Edo Period
Lot 7*
A tanto blade Attributed to Shimosaka, Edo Period
Sold for £1,920 (US$ 3,211) inc. premium
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A tanto blade Attributed to Shimosaka, Edo Period
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A tanto blade
Attributed to Shimosaka, Edo Period
Of unokobi-zukuri form, broad sugu-ha of nie with kaeri-asai, itame-hada, the suriage nakago with two mekugi-ana, mumei, in shirasaya, with koshirae: black lacquered saya with clouds, embellished with shishi and peony kanamono in shakudo and gilt; shakudo fuchi-kashira with spools in iroe takazogan; shakudo and gilt menuki of running horses. The blade 29.2cm(11½in). (3.)

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  • With NBTHK Hozon Token certificate attributing the blade to Shimosaka.
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