An Aikuchi
Lot 9
An Aikuchi
Sold for £3,000 (US$ 5,042) inc. premium
Lot Details
An Aikuchi
Signed Mori ? (suriage), Koto
The unokubi-zukuri blade cut with hi on the ura and bonji on the omote, two mekugi-ana, choji-midare hamon, and fully bound tsuka with shibuichi fuchi-kashira decorated with dragonfly above a stream, in its gold and black lacquered saya with shibuichi koi-guchi, uragawara, kojiri, wari-kogai and kodzuka, all decorated en-suite
25.5 cm. blade

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Acquired from Gert Hansen in 1952

    Literature:
    Hoffmeyer, cat. no. 318, pp. 279 and 291, fig. 65
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