An Ivory-Mounted Tanto
Lot 361Y
An Ivory-Mounted Tanto
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Ivory-Mounted Tanto
Details Of Nakago Unavailable, Meiji Period
The blade o-suriage, the tsuka and saya carved overall with various figures including a bubble-blower entertaining children, the saya terminating in a seated monkey, and complete with its kodzuka carved with waves (slight damage and age cracks)
18.1 cm. blade
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