A Yoshimichi daisho By Osaka Yoshimichi, Edo period (17th century)
Lot 2115
A Yoshimichi daisho By Osaka Yoshimichi, Edo period (17th century)
US$ 30,000 - 40,000
£18,000 - 24,000
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A Yoshimichi daisho By Osaka Yoshimichi, Edo period (17th century)
Lot Details
A Yoshimichi daisho
By Osaka Yoshimichi, Edo period (17th century)
Katana:
Sugata (configuration): hon-zukuri, iori-mune, torii-zori, chu-kissaki
Kitae (forging pattern): itame in ji-nie and chikei
Hamon (tempering pattern): sugu-ba with flamboyant sudare-ba with nie, ashi, tobi-yaki and yaki-dashi
Boshi (tip): ko-maru and midare-komi
Nakago (tang): ubu, kengyo with one hole and o-sujikai file marks, signed Tamba (no) kami Yoshimichi
Habaki (collar): two-piece, copper
Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 27 7/8in (70.7cm)
Motohaba (width at start of tempered edge): 1 1/4in (3.2cm)
Sakihaba (width before tip): 7/8in (2.3cm)
In shirasaya (wood storage scabbard)

Wakizashi:
Sugata (configuration): hon-zukuri, iori-mune, torii-zori, chu-kissaki
Kitae (forging pattern): itame
Hamon (tempering pattern): sugu-ba with flamboyant sudare-ba with long lines of nie and yaki-dashi
Boshi (tip): midare-komi
Nakago (tang): ubu, kengyo, with one hole and o-sujikai file marks, signed Tamba (no) kami Yoshimichi
Habaki (collar): two-piece, gilt-copper
Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 20 5/8in (52.6cm)
Motohaba (width at start of tempered edge): 1 1/4in (3.2cm)
Sakihaba (width before tip): 7/8in (2.3cm)
In shirasaya (wood storage scabbard)

With Hozon Tosogu (Sword fitting worthy of preserving) certificates no. 300173 and 353414 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (The Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 1982.9.30 and 1999.6.4.

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