A small Gassan tanto in mounts By Gassan Sadakazu, dated 1906
Lot 1203
A small Gassan tanto in mounts By Gassan Sadakazu, dated 1906
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
£2,400 - 3,600
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Lot Details
A small Gassan tanto in mounts
By Gassan Sadakazu, dated 1906
Of hira-zukuri, iori-mune configuration and forged in a ko-itame pattern of ji-nie and tempered in suguha based in nioi with a ko-maru boshui, the omote side carved with Fudo Myo-o and the ura side with the Sanskrit character representing the deity, the tang ubu with one hole, kessho-yasuri file marks and signed in katana mei Teshitsu gigei'in Gassan Sadakazu tsukuru and dated on the reverse Meiji niju hachi-nen ni-gatsu (no) hi (a day in the 8th month of 1906); silver one-piece habaki;
5 15/16in (15.3cm) long

In a black and gold-lacquer aikuchi-goshirae with a single family crest and fitted with silvered hardware
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