A Shin-Shinto katana By Sa Yasuchika, dated 1869
Lot 1A*
A Shin-Shinto katana By Sa Yasuchika, dated 1869
Sold for £4,320 (US$ 7,059) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Shin-Shinto katana By Sa Yasuchika, dated 1869 A Shin-Shinto katana By Sa Yasuchika, dated 1869 A Shin-Shinto katana By Sa Yasuchika, dated 1869
A Shin-Shinto katana
By Sa Yasuchika, dated 1869
The blade of shinogi-zukuri form, shallow zori, sugu-ba of nie with indistinct sunagashi and itame-hada; the ubu-nakago signed and dated Chikuzen no kuni ju Sa Yasuchika saku, Meiji ni-nen hachi gatsuhi (August 1869); with koshirae: the saya of Negoro lacquer; the Mito tsuba of iron, with a tiger and dragon among clouds; the fuchi-gashira and kojiri of copper, engraved with o-mon, unsigned.
The blade 81.1cm (31 7/8in) long.

Footnotes

  • 刀 銘筑前国住左安近作 附 朱色塗鞘打刀拵 明治2年(1869年)
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