An Ito-Maki Tachi
Lot 13
An Ito-Maki Tachi
Sold for £16,250 (US$ 27,297) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Ito-Maki Tachi
Signed Kanetoshi saku, Koto
The blade with two mekugi-ana (one plugged) cut with a hi on each side, gonome-midare hamon with tobiyaki, itame hada, fully bound tsuka with shakudo-nanako fuchi and kabuto-gane decorated in gold with Kiri mon and Tomoe mon, shakudo and gold double mon menuki, and shakudo-nanako tachi tsuba, the dai-seppa decorated with gold mon, in its gold flecked lacquered saya decorated with chrysanthemum in gold lacquer with shakudo-nanako mounts decorated en suite with the tsuka
68.3 cm. blade

Footnotes

  • Literature:
    Hoffmeyer, cat. no. 310, p. 290
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