An early shinto katana late 16th century
Lot 368*
An early shinto katana Late 16th century
Sold for £3,600 (US$ 6,050) inc. premium
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An early shinto katana late 16th century
Lot Details
An early shinto katana
Late 16th century
The blade of shinogi-zukuri form, sanbon-sugi-ha of nioi, indistinct mokume-hada,the nakago with one mekugi-ana, unsigned; with koshirae: the black lacquered saya with dragonflies in gold and coloured takamakie with details of aogai; iron sukashi tsuba of Bushu type, in the form of two dragonflies, signed; fuchi-gashira of shakudo nanako with inlaid butterflies. The blade 65.4cm (25¾in) long.

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  • 刀 無銘 附 蜻蛉図蒔絵蝋色塗鞘拵 16世紀後期
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