An Iga katana in mounts By Fujiwara Kanemichi, dated 1800
Lot 1147
An Iga katana in mounts
By Fujiwara Kanemichi, dated 1800
Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
An Iga katana in mounts By Fujiwara Kanemichi, dated 1800
An Iga katana in mounts
By Fujiwara Kanemichi, dated 1800
Sugata (configuration): honzukuri, iorimune, okissaki, koshizori
Kitae (forging pattern): koitame hada
Hamon (tempering pattern): gunome midare in nioi
Boshi (tip): komaru,
Horimono (carving): with bohi on both sides
Nakago (tang): ubu with sujikai file marks, one hole and signed Nihon [] [] Mune [] Iga (no) kami Fujiwara Kanemichi and dated Kansei ninen hachigatsu kichijitsu and with chrysanthemum crest
Habaki (collar): two-piece, gold
Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 31 1/4in (79.4cm)
Motohaba (width at start of tempered edge): 1 3/8in (3.5cm)
Sakihaba (width before tip): 1in (2.5cm)

In 19th-century koshirae comprising a ribbed, black lacquer saya, the tsuka wrapped in black silk and fitted with copper ishime fuchi gashira carved with Daruma and his attributes, gilt copper dragon menuki, a copper tsuba with Daruma in a landscape
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