Daisho pair of blades with engraving, in S/S 11/4/98, C Dai signed by Kanesada, with later dragon engraving, blade 73 cm Sho mumei with later dragon engraving, blade 50 cm
Lot 1150
A Mino daisho The katana by Kanesada, Muromachi period (16th century)
US$ 8,000 - 12,000
£4,700 - 7,000
Auction Details
Daisho pair of blades with engraving, in S/S 11/4/98, C Dai signed by Kanesada, with later dragon engraving, blade 73 cm Sho mumei with later dragon engraving, blade 50 cm
Lot Details
A Mino daisho
The katana by Kanesada, Muromachi period (16th century)
Katana
Hon-zukuri, iori-mune, chu-gissaki, torii-zori, forged in itame hada, the tempered edge gunome-choji-midare with sunagashi, yo and tobi-yaki and with a midare-komi, haki-kake boshi, carved with a dragon on the omote side and a blossoming plum tree and a flaming jewel on the ura side; the tang ubu, machi-okuri with three holes and kiri file marks, signed Kanesada; 28 3/4in (73cm) long; in shirasaya

Wakizashi
Hon-zukuri, iori-mune, chu-gissaki, torii-zori, forged in a flowing itame-hada, the tempered edge choji-midare with tobi-yaki and a haki-kake boshi, carved with dragons on both sides; the tang ubu, kuri-jiri with one hole and kiri file marks, one-piece gilt-copper habaki; 19 11/16in (50cm) long; in shirasaya

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