Nankai Taro Tomotaka (Choson) (1805-1865) A katanaEdo period (1615-1868), dated 1860

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Lot 379
Nankai Taro Tomotaka (Choson) (1805-1865)
A katana
Edo period (1615-1868), dated 1860

Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

Arts of the Samurai

30 Oct 2017, 14:00 EDT

New York

Property from a private Japanese collection
Nankai Taro Tomotaka (Choson) (1805-1865)
A katana
Edo period (1615-1868), dated 1860

Honzukuri, iorimune, chu-gissaki, toriizori forged in itame hada and the tempered edge gunome midare with ko-choji, ashi, sunagashi and utsuri, with a hakikake boshi, the tang ubu, signed Nankai Taro Choson and dated Ansei rokunen nigatsu hi (A day in the second month of 1860), with a two-piece silver and gilt habaki; 29 3/4in (75.6cm) long, in a shirasaya (wood storage scabbard) with attestation by Yoshikawa Koen (1921-1999)
In naval mounts fitted with a Heian-style tsuba with vines inlaid in brass
With kantei certificate no. 13038 issued by the Nihon Token Hozonkai (Japanese Sword Preservation Society), dated February 5, 1995
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Nankai Taro Tomotaka (Choson) (1805-1865) A katanaEdo period (1615-1868), dated 1860
Nankai Taro Tomotaka (Choson) (1805-1865) A katanaEdo period (1615-1868), dated 1860
Nankai Taro Tomotaka (Choson) (1805-1865) A katanaEdo period (1615-1868), dated 1860
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