A MINO KATANA IN CLOISONNE ENAMEL TACHI MOUNTS By Ganmaku, 19th century
Lot 2276
A MINO KATANA IN CLOISONNE-ENAMEL TACHI MOUNTS Sword by Ganmaku, 19th century
Sold for US$ 17,080 inc. premium
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A MINO KATANA IN CLOISONNE ENAMEL TACHI MOUNTS By Ganmaku, 19th century
Lot Details
A MINO KATANA IN CLOISONNE-ENAMEL TACHI MOUNTS
Sword by Ganmaku, 19th century
Sugata (configuration): honzukuri, iorimune, chugissaki, toriizori with an itame forging pattern and flamboyant tempered edge of sanbon sugi with hints of kawazuko choji in nioi with ashi, yo and tobiyaki and a komidare boshi, carved with bohi ni tsure hi on both sides, ubu tang with kiri file marks and two holes, signed Noshu ju Ganmaku, two-piece gilt-copper habaki; 27 1/4in (69.2cm); in wood storage scabbard inscribed and signed by Tanobe Michihiro

The tachi goshirae worked in polychrome enamels and gold and copper wires with goldstone embellishments with flowers and scrolling vines, the tsuba decorated to match, fitted with gilt-copper phoenix menuki, the hardware silvered copper carved with vines on a nanako ground


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