Two katana in mounts Muromachi period (16th century) and later
Lot 1172
Two katana in mounts
Muromachi period (16th century) and later
Sold for US$ 6,875 inc. premium
Auction Details
Two katana in mounts Muromachi period (16th century) and later
Lot Details
Two katana in mounts
Muromachi period (16th century) and later
The first honzukuri, iorimune, chugissaki, toriizori forged in itame hada and with a suguha tempered edge, komaru boshi, osuriage tang with three holes and kiri file marks, one piece silvered copper habaki; 26 3/8in (67cm) long; in a modern green-lacquer saya fitted with shakudo nanakoji kozuka and kogai decorated with tea utensils and a running boar in iroe takazogan, the tsuka wrapped in purple silk and fitted with Goto-school shakudo ishimeji fuchi-gashira with rain dragons and gilt-copper dragon menuki, iron Heianjo tsuba pierced with lattice work and decorated with inlaid brass wires

The second honzukuri, iorimune, chugissaki slight toriizori forged in koitame hada and with an omidare/ choji midare tempered edge and a midare komi boshi, the osuriage tang with three holes, kiri file marks and inscribed Moriyuki, one-piece copper habaki; 27 3/8in (69.5cm) long; in 19th-century koshirae comprising a black-lacquer ishimeji saya, the tsuka with same lacquered black and polished to reveal the nodes in a katamawari pattern and wrapped in green silk and mounted with iron fuchi-gashira decorated with flowers and leaves in iroe takazogan and with shakudo, silver and gold camelia menuki, the circular iron Kaga style tsuba decorated with leaves in gold takazogan
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