A Wakizashi
Lot 11
A Wakizashi
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,521) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Wakizashi
Unsigned, Shinto
The blade with one mekugi-ana, suguha hamon, masame hada, the tsuka (ito damaged) with shakudo fuchi-kashira decorated with grasshoppers and foliage in gold and shakudo, the menuki in the form of figures in soft-metals, and oval shakudo-nanako tsuba decorated with the rival generals at the Battle of the Uji River in soft-metals, in its black lacquered saya decorated with dragonfly, grasshoppers, butterflies and other insects in gold lacquer, and complete with shakudo-nanako kodzuka decorated with an insect and flowers in soft-metals
54.8 cm. blade
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