A Yamato Shizu wakizashi with shonai fittings Blade 15th century, fittings 18th century
Lot 253
A Yamato Shizu wakizashi with shonai fittings Blade 15th century, fittings 18th century
Sold for £11,250 (US$ 18,944) inc. premium
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A Yamato Shizu wakizashi with shonai fittings Blade 15th century, fittings 18th century A Yamato Shizu wakizashi with shonai fittings Blade 15th century, fittings 18th century A Yamato Shizu wakizashi with shonai fittings Blade 15th century, fittings 18th century A Yamato Shizu wakizashi with shonai fittings Blade 15th century, fittings 18th century
Lot Details
A Yamato Shizu wakizashi with shonai fittings
Blade 15th century, fittings 18th century
The blade of katakiriha form with gunome-ba trailing to sanbon-tsugi-ba of nie and nioi, mokume-hada, the ubu kiri-jiri nakago with kate-sagari yasuri and two mekugi-ana, unsigned; koshirae: the saya of marbled lacquer in shades of pale brown, applied with five flying bats over breaking waves in black lacquer relief; the tsuba, o-kozuka and fuchi-gashira of copper with peonies and trailing foliage in shakudo honzogan; the kurikata of copper, engraved with waves; the Mino-Goto shakudo menuki of fruit and foliage; with fabric bag.
The blade 36.5cm (14⅜in) long. (4).

Footnotes

  • 脇差 無銘(大和志津) 15世紀
    附 蝙蝠図変塗鞘刀拵 18世紀

    With a NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon certificate for the blade and Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho certificate for the koshirae.
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