A Mino Senjuin katana  Muromachi period (15th century)
Lot 1185
A Mino Senjuin katana Muromachi period (15th century)
US$ 15,000 - 20,000
£9,700 - 13,000

Lot Details
A Mino Senjuin katana
Muromachi period (15th century)
Sugata (configuration): hon-zukuri, iori-mune, chu-gissaki, koshi-zori
Kitae (forging pattern): ko-itame
Hamon (tempering pattern): choji-midare with ashi
Boshi (tip): midare-komi
Horimono (carving): omote with hatahoko and bo-hi no soe-hi; ura with sanko- tsuka-ken, bonji and bo-hi
Nakago (tang): o-suriage with two holes and kiri file marks
Habaki (collar): two-piece, gilt-copper
Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 27 1/2in (69.8cm)
Motohaba (width at start of tempered edge): 1 3/16in (3cm)
Sakihaba (width before tip): 3/4in (1.9cm)
In shirasaya (wood storage scabbard)

With Hozon Token (Sword worthy of preserving) certificate no. 360822 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (The Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 2002.2.8.
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