A Bungo wakizashi and a later Bizen katana The wakizashi by Shizutoyo, the katana after Katsumitsu, Muromachi period (1333-1573), 16th century
Lot 387
A Bungo wakizashi and a later Bizen katana
The wakizashi by Shizutoyo, the katana after Katsumitsu, Muromachi period (1333-1573), 16th century
Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

Arts of the Samurai

30 Oct 2017, 14:00 EDT

New York

Lot Details
Property from a private collection, sold to benefit the Westminster Presbyterian Church, Portland, Oregon
A Bungo wakizashi and a later Bizen katana The wakizashi by Shizutoyo, the katana after Katsumitsu, Muromachi period (1333-1573), 16th century
A Bungo wakizashi and a later Bizen katana
The wakizashi by Shizutoyo, the katana after Katsumitsu, Muromachi period (1333-1573), 16th century
The wakizashi shobuzukuri, iorimune, toriizori forged in ko-itame hada and with a notare hamon, carved with a bohi on the ura side, the tang ubu, machiokuri with one hole and signed Bungo Takada no ju Taira no Shizutoyo, one-piece copper habaki, 14 1/2in (26.7cm) long, in a black-lacquer saya with shakudo nanako-ji fuchi-gashira with shishi in peonies and wisteria and menuki carved as melons; the katana honzukuri configuration with a relatively wide kasane, iorimune, toriizori and chu-gissaki forged in itame hada mixed with mokume and copious jinie, the tempered edge midare with nie, ashi and yo, the ko-maru boshi with hakikake, the tang o-suriage, machiokuri with two holes, kiri file marks and inscribed Bishu Osafune Katsumitsu; one piece gilt-copper habaki; 21 7/8in (55.7cm) long; in a shirasaya(wood storage scabbard)

Footnotes

  • The wakizashi with a certificate of authenticity written by Inami Hakusui, June 10, dated 1959
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