A Kaga Fujishima tachi By Fujishima Tomokiyo, Muromachi period (15th century)
Lot 1151
A Kaga Fujishima tachi
By Fujishima Tomokiyo, Muromachi period (15th century)
Sold for US$ 31,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Kaga Fujishima tachi
By Fujishima Tomokiyo, Muromachi period (15th century)
Sugata (configuration): honzukuri, iorimune, kogissaki and deep koshizori
Kitae (forging pattern): koitame in jinie
Hamon (tempering pattern): togari gonome midare with konie, ashi and sunagashi
Boshi (tip): komaru
Nakago (tang): ubu with katte sagari file marks, one hole and signed Fujishima Tomokiyo saku
Habaki (collar): two-piece, gold foil
Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 27 3/5in (70.1cm)
Motohaba (width at start of tempered edge): 1 1/8in (2.9cm)
Sakihaba (width before tip): 3/4in (1.9cm)
In shirasaya (wood storage scabbard) with an attestation and inscription by Homma Junji (Kanzan) dated 1978.8

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    ex Dr Walter A. Compton collection
    previously sold Christie's, New York, Japanese Swords and Sword Fittings from the Collection of Dr. Walter A. Compton (part 1), 31 March 1992, lot 297

    Published:
    Dr Walter A. Compton et al, Nipponto: Art Swords of Japan, the Walter A. Compton collection exh.cat., New York, 1976, no. 33.

    Sebastian Izzard, ed., 100 Masterpieces from the Collection of Dr. Walter A. Compton, New York, 1992, no. 38.
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