A katana in ribbed black lacquer mounts; a tachi in efu-dachi fittings with polished brass fittings
Lot 2100
A tachi in ito-maki tachi mounts and an Uda school katana in mounts The first by Kunihiro, 20th century, the second Muromachi period (16th century)
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
A katana in ribbed black lacquer mounts; a tachi in efu-dachi fittings with polished brass fittings
Lot Details
A tachi in ito-maki tachi mounts and an Uda school katana in mounts
The first by Kunihiro, 20th century, the second Muromachi period (16th century)
The tachi hon-zukuri, iori-mune, torii-zori with a low shinogi and chu-gissaki forged in itame-hada with a gunome midare tempered edge and ko-maru boshi, the tang ubu with sujikai file marks and one hole, signed Kunihiro, one-piece silver habaki, 27 5/16in (69.3cm) long

The ito-maki goshirae comprising a nashiji lacquered saya and tsuka wrapped in blue silk and mounted with gilt-metal hardware comprising a saya-jiri, ashi-kanamono, obitori and tsuka-gashira all carved with scrolling vines, the iron lobed tsuba inlaid with vines in brass, doe-skin hangers

The katana hon-zukuri, iori-mune, torii-zori, o-kissaki with a very pronounced shinogi, the forging pattern itame-hada mixed with mokume and the tempered edge nioi-based gunome midare with tobi-yaki, the boshi midare-komi, both sides carved with abbreviated bo-hi, the tang o-suriage with katte-sagari file marks and three holes, one lined in silver, with the signature of polisher, one-piece silver foil habaki, 25 3/8in (64.3cm) long

19th-century koshirae comprising a black-lacquer ribbed saya, the tsuka mounted with shakudo fuchi-gashira decorated with shishi and a dancer and shakudo menuki of shishi, circular iron tsuba carved with autumn grasses

The second sword with kantei certificate no. 421 issued by the Nihon Token Hozon Kai (Japan Sword Preservation Society), dated 1984.5.12.
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