An Aikuchi

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Lot 33
An Aikuchi
Signed Motoshiye, Koto

Sold for £ 3,750 (US$ 5,305) inc. premium
An Aikuchi
Signed Motoshiye, Koto
The hira-zukuri blade with three mekugi-ana chiselled on ura with a heron and on the omote with a flowering prunus branch, midare hamon, natural wood tsuka with silver fuchi-kashira decorated with dragons and waves, large silver menuki in the form of a dragon and tama, and an Oni mask, in its natural wood saya inlaid on one side with a large dragon and tama in mother-of-pearl and horn, and on the reverse with four fish in mother-of-pearl and horn, the silver koi-guchi, kurikata and kojiri decorated en suite with the tsuka
23.1 cm. blade
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An Aikuchi
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