A small tanto in aikuchi mounts Attributed to Jikan Ganbun, 19th century
Lot 251
A small tanto in aikuchi mounts Attributed to Jikan Ganbun, 19th century
£2,000 - 2,500
US$ 3,400 - 4,200
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A small tanto in aikuchi mounts Attributed to Jikan Ganbun, 19th century A small tanto in aikuchi mounts Attributed to Jikan Ganbun, 19th century
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A small tanto in aikuchi mounts
Attributed to Jikan Ganbun, 19th century
The blade of hira-zukuri form with choji-ha of nioi, inscribed Muramasa, the saya and tsuka of kurogaki wood, mounted with stag-antler and inlaid with ten metal ants, unsigned.
The blade 16cm (6¼in) long.

Footnotes

  • 蟻図木製張付彫金鹿角象嵌合口短刀拵 伝自侃眼文 
    附 短刀 銘「村正」
    19世紀
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