A Kaifu school tanto Edo period (17th century)

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Lot 1132
A Kaifu school tanto
Edo period (17th century)

Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium

Arts of the Samurai

8 Oct 2013, 13:00 EDT

New York

A Kaifu school tanto
Edo period (17th century)
The broad sword hirazukuri, iorimune with no curvature and forged in itame hada mixed with mokume hada, with a notare mixed with a midare tempered edge, with sunagashi, kinsuji, tobiyaki and an omaru boshi with a long return, machiokuri tang with one hole and later file marks, one-piece copper habaki, 14in (35.6cm) long; in shirasaya
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