A mounted Shinto katana By Nobuyoshi, mid-17th century
Lot 3
A mounted Shinto katana By Nobuyoshi, mid-17th century
£4,000 - 5,000
US$ 6,700 - 8,400
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A mounted Shinto katana By Nobuyoshi, mid-17th century A mounted Shinto katana By Nobuyoshi, mid-17th century A mounted Shinto katana By Nobuyoshi, mid-17th century
Lot Details
A mounted Shinto katana
By Nobuyoshi, mid-17th century
The blade of hira-zukuri form, of shallow curvature, irregular gunome-ha of nie and nioi, the hada of mokume, the ubu nakago with distinct sujikai-yasuri and one mekugi-ana, signed Fujiwara Nobuyoshi; koshirae: the black lacquer saya with five ribbed bands, the sukasi tsuba pierced with snow-covered bamboo; the iron fuchi-gashira with geese in relief and the menuki in the form of kiri-mon; with brocade bag. The blade 63.2cm (24 7/8in) long. (2).

Footnotes

  • 刀 銘「信濃安源信吉」 17世紀中期
    附 黒漆塗鞘刀拵
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