A pair of swords forming a daisho By Yokoyama Sukekane, dated Kaei 7 (1854) and Ansei 6 (1859)
Lot 367*
A pair of swords forming a daisho By Yokoyama Sukekane, dated Kaei 7 (1854) and Ansei 6 (1859)
Sold for £9,600 (US$ 15,127) inc. premium

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A pair of swords forming a daisho By Yokoyama Sukekane, dated Kaei 7 (1854) and Ansei 6 (1859) A pair of swords forming a daisho By Yokoyama Sukekane, dated Kaei 7 (1854) and Ansei 6 (1859) A pair of swords forming a daisho By Yokoyama Sukekane, dated Kaei 7 (1854) and Ansei 6 (1859) A pair of swords forming a daisho By Yokoyama Sukekane, dated Kaei 7 (1854) and Ansei 6 (1859) A pair of swords forming a daisho By Yokoyama Sukekane, dated Kaei 7 (1854) and Ansei 6 (1859)
A pair of swords forming a daisho
By Yokoyama Sukekane, dated Kaei 7 (1854) and Ansei 6 (1859)
The katana blade of shinogi-zukuri form, broad choji-ha of nioi tight mokume-hada; the ubu-nakago with one mekugi-ana, signed Bizen koku Osafune ju Yokoyama Sukekane, Kaei nana-nen hachi-gatsu hi; the wakizashi blade of similar form with wild choji-ha and mokume-hada, the ubu-nakago signed Bizen Osafune ju Yokoyama Sukekane saku, Ansei roku-nen hachi-gatsu hi, Tomonari goju-hachi dai mago; each blade in shirasaya; with koshirae, the saya of black ishime lacquer; the tsuba of Akasaka sukashi type, pierced with mon and karigane; the fuchi-gashira of shakudo nanako with shishi in gilt relief.
The katana blade 69.8cm (27½in) long, the wakizashi blade 50.4cm (19 7/8in) long. (6).

Footnotes

  • 大小: 刀 銘横山祐包 嘉永7年(1854年)、 脇差 銘横山祐包 安政6年(1859年)
    附 大小黒石目地塗鞘大小拵

    With NBTHK Hozon Token certificates for both the katana and the wakizashi.
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