A Handachi-Mounted Wakizashi
Lot 8
A Handachi-Mounted Wakizashi
Sold for £2,250 (US$ 3,778) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Handachi-Mounted Wakizashi
Signed Norinaga saku, Shin-Shinto
The blade with two mekugi-ana cut with a hi on each side, notare-midare hamon of nie, fully bound tsuka with shakudo-nanako fuchi and kabuto-gane with gilt borders, shakudo and gilt menuki in the form of birds, mokko-shaped shakudo-nanako tsuba pierced with Kiri-mon and decorated around the rim with gold Kiri-mon and gold and shakudo leaves and tendrils, in its black lacquered saya decorated with stylised clouds, shakudo-nanako mounts en suite with the tsuka (uragawara missing), and complete with kodzuka with iron plate decorated with figures
38.7 cm. blade
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