A fine itomaki tachi goshirae Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century
Lot 437
A fine itomaki tachi goshirae
Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century
Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium

Arts of the Samurai

30 Oct 2017, 14:00 EDT

New York

Lot Details
Property of various owners
A fine itomaki tachi goshirae
Edo period (1615-1868), 18th century
Comprising a black lacquer saya decorated with fourteen butterfly family crests in gold hiramaki-e, the upper section wrapped in brocade and brown silk with hangers of silk brocade and multicolored lacing, shakudo and gold tachi hardware all carved with scrolling vines including sayajiri, semegane, ashikanamono and koiguchi, the obitori applied with gold and shakudo crests matching the saya, the tsuka wrapped in brown silk over brocade and fitted with fuchi-gashira matching the saya hardware and gold menuki of butterfly and diamond crests within circles; shakudo mokko tachi tsuba carved with scrolling vines and finished with a gilt rim, 39in (99cm) long
With Tokubetsu hozon tosogu (Sword fitting especially worthy of preserving) certificate no. 2001251 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (The Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword), dated November 1, 2013
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