A Bizen wakizashi in mounts Edo period (17th century)
Lot 1163
A Bizen wakizashi in mounts
Edo period (17th century)
Sold for US$ 3,500 inc. premium

Lot Details
A Bizen wakizashi in mounts Edo period (17th century) A Bizen wakizashi in mounts Edo period (17th century)
A Bizen wakizashi in mounts
Edo period (17th century)
Honzukuri, yorimune, chugissaki, toriizori configuration forged in itamehada with a komidare tempered edge, with distinct pointed lines and hakikake boshi, the ubu tang with kiri file marks and one hole, inscribed Bisshu Osafune Katsumitsu, 21 1/8in (53.7cm) long, two-piece, copper and silver foil habaki

In a modern green lacquer saya, fitted with a shakudo nanako kogai with a rain dragon in gold and shakudo takazogan, the tsuka mounted with shakudo nanako fuchi-gashira with warriors in iroetakazogan, and gold, silver and shakudo menuki of warriors, iron sukashi tsuba pierced with a pine tree and a spider with gold highlights
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