Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660

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Lot 364
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661)
An Awataguchi katana in mounts
Edo period (1615-1868), circa 1660

US$ 10,000 - 15,000
£ 7,300 - 11,000
Property of Various Owners
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661)
An Awataguchi katana in mounts
Edo period (1615-1868), circa 1660

Sugata (configuration): honzukuri, iorimune, chu-gissaki, toriizori
Kitae (forging pattern): tight ko-itame hada with jinie
Hamon (tempering pattern): choji midare mixed with ko-choji midare in nie with ashi and yo
Boshi (tip): ko-maru
Nakago (tang): suriage with kiri file marks, three holes, signed Awataguchi Omi no kami Tadatsuna
Habaki (collar): one-piece, shakudo
Nagasa (length from tip to beginning of tang): 27 1/2in (69.8cm)
Motohaba (width at start of tempered edge): 1 1/4in (3.2cm)
Sakihaba (width before tip): 7/8in (2.2cm)
Koshira-e (mounts): comprising a black-lacquer mokumeji saya fitted with shakudo ishimeji kojiri and koiguchi, the tsuka wrapped in blue silk over same and fitted with shakudo nanako fuchigashira decorated with a spider on a web in gold and shakudo takazogan, signed Tsuji Tadaatsu, and rectangular plate shakudo migakiji menuki, the iron sukashi tsuba carved with leaves with gold dew drops
With Hozon Tosogu (Sword Fitting Worthy of Preservation) certificate no. 3016882 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword), dated March 15, 2018
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Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
Tadatsuna I (active circa 1658-1661) An Awataguchi katana in mountsEdo period (1615-1868), circa 1660
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