A mounted koto tanto 16th century
Lot 247*
A mounted koto tanto 16th century
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,101) inc. premium
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A mounted koto tanto 16th century
Lot Details
A mounted koto tanto
16th century
Of hira-zukuri form, notare-ba of nie with some ashi and itame-ha, the ubu-nakago with one mekugi-ana, unsigned; the saya of black lacquer with irises, the stems and foliage carved in relief and the blooms in rubbed gold and red makie; the tsuka with kakitsubata-mon in gold lacquer; with fabric bag.
The blade 18.1cm (7⅛in) long. (2).

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  • 短刀 無銘 16世紀
    附 杜若図蒔絵短刀拵 
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