A Japanese tanto with a brass kozuka
Lot 8591
A tanto
Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium
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Property from the Collection of Claes and Margareta Nobel, Oregon
A tanto
Edo period
Nagasa: 22.9 cm.; suguha, iroi-mune, hakikake-ji, copper habaki with mixed metal inlay of leafy bamboo, unsigned tang; matched brass set of fuchi-kashira, end piece and kozuka worked with birds-and-flowers with gold and silver accents; kogai with gilt and shakudo bamboo design; red leather-wrapped rayskin hilt; saya with an aka-nashiji ground flecked with aogai and decorated with two recessed black oak leaves; together with a boxwood bokuto carved with dragons and tigers, with bronze fittings. [2]
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