A Choshu katana in Ito-no-maki tachi mounts with stand Edo period (19th century), signed Choshu ju Fujiwara Kiyoshige
Lot 6103
A Choshu katana in ito no maki tachi mounts with stand By Fujiwara Kiyoshige, Edo period, late 18th century
Sold for US$ 5,185 inc. premium

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A Choshu katana in Ito-no-maki tachi mounts with stand Edo period (19th century), signed Choshu ju Fujiwara Kiyoshige
A Choshu katana in ito no maki tachi mounts with stand
By Fujiwara Kiyoshige, Edo period, late 18th century
Hon zukuri, iori mune, torii zori, chu-kissaki, running itame hada with gunome tempered edge of nie and nioi and ko-maru tip; tang with katte sagari file marks and one hole, signed Choshu ju Fujiwara Kiyoshige saku; gilt-copper one-piece habaki

19th-century ito no maki tachi goshirae comprising a gold-lacquer nashiji saya with gilt-metal hardware carved with scrolling vines; tsuka fitted with shakudo and gold menuki carved as flutes; mokko-gata awase shakudo and gold tsuba carved with scrolling vines

The stand set on a low base and decorated overall with scrolling vines and paulownia crests in gold hiramakie and nashiji on a glossy roiro ground

Blade 27in (68.6cm) long; stand 25 1/8in (63.8cm)
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