A Bizen tanto in mounts By Harumitsu
Lot 1156
A Bizen tanto in mounts
By Harumitsu
Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium
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A Bizen tanto in mounts By Harumitsu
Lot Details
A Bizen tanto in mounts
By Harumitsu
Hirazukuri, iorimune configuration forged in running itamehada with visible jinie, the tempered edge gunome midare mixed with chojimidare, with nie, ashi and yo and a Jizo boshi, both sides carved with bohi ni surehi, ubu tang with katte sagari file marks and two holes, signed Bisshu Osafune shurisuke Harumitsu saku and illegibly dated [] [] nigatsu kichijitsu, 8 7/8in (22.5cm) long, one-piece, gold foil habaki


In 19th-century koshirae with a ribbed black lacquer saya fitted with a shakudo wari kogai decorated with trailing vines above a curtain in gold hirazogan and takazogan with a copper kojiri decorated with flowering plum blossoms in relief and gold takazogan, the tsuka same wrapped in dark blue silk with shakudo fuchi-gashira decorated with salt makers in gold, silver and shakudo iroe takazogan, gold and shakudo menuki in the form of coiling dragons, shakudo tanto tsuba
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