An Aikuchi

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Lot 35
An Aikuchi
Signed Gassan saku, Koto

£ 1,800 - 2,500
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
An Aikuchi
Signed Gassan saku, Koto
The hira-zukuri blade with one mekugi-ana, suguha hamon, ayasugi-hada, lacquered tsuka simulating ribbed binding, and silver kashira and koi-guchi engraved with foliage, and silver chrysanthemum menuki, in its black lacquered saya decorated with butterflies in gold, silver and red lacquer, the shakudo kurikata in the form of a butterfly with gold details, silver kojiri en suite with the tsuka, and complete with shibuichi kodzuka and umabari decorated with foliage in soft-metals, the blade mounted in shira-saya, the koshirae with tsunagi
20.9 cm. blade

Footnotes

  • Offered with NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper dated 1986
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