Fujiwara Naokatsu (1803-1858) A wakizashi with mounts with Ishiguro-school fittingsEdo period (1615-1868), 19th century

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Lot 423
Fujiwara Naokatsu (1803-1858)
A wakizashi with mounts with Ishiguro-school fittings
Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century

Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium

Arts of the Samurai

30 Oct 2017, 14:00 EDT

New York

Property of various owners
Fujiwara Naokatsu (1803-1858)
A wakizashi with mounts with Ishiguro-school fittings
Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century

Sugata (configuration): hirazukuri, iorimune
Kitae (forging pattern): ko-itame in nie
Hamon (tempering pattern): suguha
Horimono (carving): bohi ni tsure hi on both sides
Nakago (tang): ubu with kessho file marks and two holes, signed Jiro Taro Fujiwara Naokatsu and dated Ansei yonen nigatsu hi (A day in the second month of 1857)
Habaki (collar): one-piece, gold foil
Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 11 7/8in (30.2cm)
In a shirasaya (wood storage scabbard)
The koshirae comprising a brown-lacquer saya finished to resemble cherry bark, fitted with silver fittings and shakudo nanako-ji kozuka and kogai decorated with heraldic crests of cherry blossoms within circles and trailing vines, all in gold takazogan and hirazogan, the kozuka signed Ishiguro Masachika and with a kao, silver migaki-ji tsuba and the tsuka fitted with a shakudo band with a heraldic crest in gold takazogan and silver fuchi-gashira
With Tokubetsu hozon token (Sword especially worthy of preservation) certificate no. 1002081 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword), dated March 20, 2014
With Tokubetsu hozon tosogu (Sword fitting especially worthy of preservation) certificate no. 2003131 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword), dated January 15, 2016
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Fujiwara Naokatsu (1803-1858) A wakizashi with mounts with Ishiguro-school fittingsEdo period (1615-1868), 19th century
Fujiwara Naokatsu (1803-1858) A wakizashi with mounts with Ishiguro-school fittingsEdo period (1615-1868), 19th century
Fujiwara Naokatsu (1803-1858) A wakizashi with mounts with Ishiguro-school fittingsEdo period (1615-1868), 19th century
Fujiwara Naokatsu (1803-1858) A wakizashi with mounts with Ishiguro-school fittingsEdo period (1615-1868), 19th century
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