A Japanese Tanto Meiji period
Lot 8
A Tanto
Sold for £812 (US$ 1,365) inc. premium
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A Japanese Tanto Meiji period A Japanese Tanto Meiji period A Japanese Tanto Meiji period
Lot Details
A Tanto
Signed ... Ujiyoshi, Dated 1871
The hira-zukuri blade with one mekugi-ana, midare hamon of nioi with eyes, nashiji hada, fully bound tsuka with silvered copper fuchi-kashira decorated with a flowering branch and flower-head in soft-metals, the menuki in the form of pots of flowers in soft-metals, and copper tsuba with flowering branch, in its black lacquered saya with shibuichi kojiri, and complete with copper kodzuka decorated with a hut and shells in soft-metals
30 cm. blade
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