A large Mino Seki katana By Kanemoto, Muromachi period (16th century)

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Lot 1119
A large Mino Seki katana
By Kanemoto, Muromachi period (16th century)

Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium

Arts of the Samurai

27 Oct 2014, 13:00 EDT

New York

A large Mino Seki katana
By Kanemoto, Muromachi period (16th century)
Honzukuri, iorimune, chugissaki, deep toriizori, forged in flowing itame in jinie with a sanbon-sugi tempered edge and a midarekomi boshi carved on both sides with bohi ni tsure hi, the tang suriage with higaki file marks and one hole, signed Kanemoto; 32in (81.2cm) long; one-piece gilt-copper habaki pierced with a circular opening; in shirasaya

With Koshu kicho token (Precious sword) certificate no. 272221 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 1973.3.3
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A large Mino Seki katana By Kanemoto, Muromachi period (16th century)
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