A Shinto katana with associated fittings The blade by Harukuni, dated Tenna 2 (1682), 17th century

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Lot 197*
A Shinto katana with associated fittings
The blade by Harukuni, dated Tenna 2 (1682), 17th century

£ 3,000 - 4,000
US$ 4,000 - 5,300
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A Shinto katana with associated fittings
The blade by Harukuni, dated Tenna 2 (1682), 17th century
The blade of shinogi-zukuri form, shallow notareba of nio with distinct nie, itamehada, a shin no kurikara hi on one side and gomabashi hi on the other, the ubu nakago with one mekugi-ana, signed and dated Hachiman Hokuso Harukuni zo, Tenna ninen, sangatsubi (a day in the third month of the second year of Tenna [1682]); koshira-e: the saya of red ishime; the tsuba of iron, Nanban type, pierced with dragons; wari-kogai of shakudo, inlaid with a tiger; iron and shibuichi kozuka with tigers in relief; iron Higo fuchi-gashira with inlaid mon; long iron Higo kojiri inlaid in silver with a grape vine; each with fabric bag. The blade 58.5cm (23in) long. (4).

Footnotes

  • 刀 銘「八幡北窓治国造」「天和二年三月日」
    附 朱石目塗打刀鞘拵
    1682年(17世紀)
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A Shinto katana with associated fittings The blade by Harukuni, dated Tenna 2 (1682), 17th century
A Shinto katana with associated fittings The blade by Harukuni, dated Tenna 2 (1682), 17th century
A Shinto katana with associated fittings The blade by Harukuni, dated Tenna 2 (1682), 17th century
A Shinto katana with associated fittings The blade by Harukuni, dated Tenna 2 (1682), 17th century
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