Chisa Katana signed Kanaeuji. Blade 59 cm. Silver court mounts. F/K signed Iwa Moto Kunkuwara Sei, with same mark on the saya tip.
Lot 1154
A Mino katana in fine mounts By Kaneuji, Muromachi period (16th century)
Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium
Auction Details
Chisa Katana signed Kanaeuji. Blade 59 cm. Silver court mounts. F/K signed Iwa Moto Kunkuwara Sei, with same mark on the saya tip.
Lot Details
A Mino katana in fine mounts
By Kaneuji, Muromachi period (16th century)
Hon-zukuri, iori-mune, chu-gissaki, torii-zori, forged in ko-itame hada, the tempered edge gunome-midare and hako-midare and with a ko-maru boshi ; the tang o-suriage with three holes (two plugged) and indistinct file marks, signed Kaneuji; one-piece silver habaki; 23 1/4in (59cm) long

The koshirae decorated to imitate young bamboo, comprising a silver-lacquer saya fitted with a silver kojiri carved to resemble a bamboo root and with kakihan of Iwamoto Konkan, the kurikata, koiguchi and wari-kogai all carved with bamboo nodes, the wari-kogai signed Iwamoto hachi-dai me Konkansai (Eighth-generation Konkan) and with kao; the tsuka covered in ray skin lacquered gold and polished to a smooth surface and applied along the edges and banded with silver bamboo node strapping, the fuchi signed Iwamoto Konkansai and with kao, the hilt of the tsuka pieced with a bamboo-leave aperture; the oval gilt-silver tsuba carved with a raised rim and decorated with a phoenix and paulownia in gold overlays

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  • Please note this sword is after Kaneuji.
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