A Tachi
Lot 392
A Tachi
Sold for £875 (US$ 1,469) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Tachi
Signed Masakane(?), Koto
The blade with three mekugi-ana, midare hamon of nie with tobiyaki, itame hada, fully bound tsuka with silvered fuchi and kabuto-gané engraved with scrolling foliage, large gilt dragon menuki, and iron aoi-shaped tsuba engraved with ken, in its black lacquered saya decorated in gold lacquer with birds in flight over crashing waves, silvered mounts en suite with the tsuka, the blade in shira-saya, the koshirae with tsunagi (lacking correctly fitting habaki) (2)
69.8 cm. blade
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