An aikuchi tanto koshirae with koto seki blade By Kaneyoshi, 16th century
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An aikuchi tanto koshirae with koto seki blade By Kaneyoshi, 16th century
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An aikuchi tanto koshirae with koto seki blade By Kaneyoshi, 16th century An aikuchi tanto koshirae with koto seki blade By Kaneyoshi, 16th century
Lot Details
An aikuchi tanto koshirae with koto seki blade
By Kaneyoshi, 16th century
The blade of hira-zukuri form, uchizori, with sanbon-sugi-ha of nioi, itame-hada, the ubu-nakago with two mekugi-ana, signed Kaneyoshi; koshirae: the saya of straw-inlaid brown lacquer; the integral fuchi and koiguchi, kashira, kurigata and kojiri and kaeshi-zuno of shakudo ishime with horses in relief, with copper and gilt menuki of running horses; the copper kozuka cast with horses, partly gilt, inscribed haruaki with kao. The blade 21.5cm (8½in) long.

Footnotes

  • 短刀 銘「兼吉」 16世紀
    附 藁模様茶漆塗鞘合口短刀拵
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