Tanto signed Gassan, Shin-Shinto. Blade 23.2
Lot 1168
A Gassan tanto in mounts By the Gassan school, Edo period (17th century)
Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Tanto signed Gassan, Shin-Shinto. Blade 23.2
Lot Details
A Gassan tanto in mounts
By the Gassan school, Edo period (17th century)
Hira-zukuri, iori-mune and forged in running itame mixed with masame, the tempered edge gunome-choji-midare, hako-midare with nie and a ko-maru boshi with a long return, ubu tang with one hole and kiri file marks, signed Gassan; one-piece silver habaki; 9 1/8in (23.2cm) long

Aikuch-goshirae in nashiji and black lacquer in a kata-mawari design decorated with butterflies and swallows in black and gold hira-makie

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  • Please note this sword is inscribed Gassan.
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