A Shinkai daisho with mounts By Inoe Shinkai, dated 1669.2 and 1669.8
Lot 1142
A Shinkai daisho with mounts
By Inoe Shinkai, dated 1669.2 and 1669.8
Sold for US$ 87,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
A Shinkai daisho with mounts By Inoe Shinkai, dated 1669.2 and 1669.8 A Shinkai daisho with mounts By Inoe Shinkai, dated 1669.2 and 1669.8 A Shinkai daisho with mounts By Inoe Shinkai, dated 1669.2 and 1669.8 A Shinkai daisho with mounts By Inoe Shinkai, dated 1669.2 and 1669.8 A Shinkai daisho with mounts By Inoe Shinkai, dated 1669.2 and 1669.8 A Shinkai daisho with mounts By Inoe Shinkai, dated 1669.2 and 1669.8 A Shinkai daisho with mounts By Inoe Shinkai, dated 1669.2 and 1669.8 A Shinkai daisho with mounts By Inoe Shinkai, dated 1669.2 and 1669.8
A Shinkai daisho with mounts
By Inoe Shinkai, dated 1669.2 and 1669.8
Katana:
Sugata (configuration): honzukuri, iorimune, ogissaki, torizori
Kitae (forging pattern): koitame hada with jinie and chikei
Hamon (tempering pattern): gunome midare with nie, ashi, konie, sunagashi, tobiyaki, utsuri and yakiodoshi
Boshi (tip): omaru with a long return
Nakago (tang): ubu with katte sagari file marks, two holes and signed Inoue Izumi (no) kami Kunisada and dated Kanbun Kyunen Nigatsu no hi and with chrysanthemum crest
Habaki (collar): two-piece, gold foil
Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 28 11/16in (72.9cm)
Motohaba (width at start of tempered edge): 1 5/16in (3.3cm)
Sakihaba (width before tip): 13/16in (2.1cm)
In shirasaya (wood storage scabbard) with attestation and inscription by Tanobe Michihiro (Kunzan)

Wakizashi:
Sugata (configuration): honzukuri, iorimune, ogissaki, toriizori
Kitae (forging pattern): koitame hada with jinie
Hamon (tempering pattern): notare based in nioi with aranie, konie, sunagashi, tobiyaki and utsuri
Boshi (tip): komaru hakikake
Nakago (tang): ubu with kessho file marks, one hole and signed Inoue Izumi (no) kami Kunisada and dated Kanbun Kyunen Hachigatsu no hi and with chrysanthemum crest
Habaki (collar): two-piece, shakudo carved with leaves
Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 18 1/2in (47cm)
Motohaba (width at start of tempered edge): 1 3/8in (3.5cm)
Sakihaba (width before tip): 1 1/16in (2.7cm)
In shirasaya (wood storage scabbard) with attestation and inscription by Tanobe Michihiro (Kunzan)

With 19th-century daisho mounts comprising black lacquer saya decorated in alternating stripes of ishime and glossy finish, the wakizashi fitted with Yanagawa school shakudo nanako kozuka and kogai decorated with serpentine dragons in gold takazogan, both tsuka wrapped in brown silk and fitted with shakudo nanako fuchi-gashira with dragons in clouds in gold and shakudo takazogan and Mino menuki of coiled dragons on bars, the Goto school mokko shakudo nanako tsuba decorated with dragons in waves boldly carved and inlaid in gold takazogan, gold nanako rim, signed Goto Kojo and with kao

The katana with Tokubetsu Hozon (Especially precious sword) certificate no. 146812 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (The Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 2001.12.25.

The wakizashi with Tokubetsu Hozon (Especially precious sword) certificate no. 102120 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (The Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 1988.12.5.

The kozuka kogai with Bunka Shiryo Tosogu certificate no. 33044 issued by the Museum of Japanese Sword Fittings, dated 1999.7.31.

The menuki with Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu (Especially precious sword fitting) certificate no. 176 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (The Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 1976.11.20.
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