A Handachi-Mounted Wakizashi
Lot 9
A Handachi-Mounted Wakizashi
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,575) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Handachi-Mounted Wakizashi
Signed Sumiyoshi, Shin-Shinto
The blade with hi, one mekugi-ana, midare hamon, fully bound tsuka with copper fuchi and kabuto-gane engraved with foliage, soft-metal menuki in the form of birds and corn, and mokko-shaped shakudo-nanako tsuba decorated with a flower cast in soft-metals, in its gold nashiji lacquered saya with copper mounts en suite with the tsuka, and complete with shibuichi kodzuka decorated with an Oni and waterfall in soft-metals
43.8 cm. blade
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