A Suzuribako In The Form Of A Tanto
Lot 5
A Suzuribako In The Form Of A Tanto
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,364) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Suzuribako In The Form Of A Tanto
Unsigned, Edo Period
The 'blade' of black lacquered wood with various compartments, the tsuka of natural wood with shakudo fuchi-kashira engraved with Shi-shi, gold chrysanthemum menuki, and small shakudo tsuba, in its black striped lacquer saya complete with shakudo-nanako decorated with a parasol and figure in soft-metals
45.1 cm. blade
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