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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 324

    A Bitchu Wakizashi in Black Lacquer Mounts

    EDO PERIOD (17TH-18TH CENTURY), SIGNED BITCHU (NO) KAMI (SIGNATURE NOW CUT)

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    A Bitchu Wakizashi in Black Lacquer Mounts
    Edo period (17th-18th century), signed Bitchu (no) kami (signature now cut)
    Honzukuri, iori-mune, torii-zori, chu-kissaki, itame hada with gunome hamon of nioi, tang o-suriage with 2 holes, one plugged with pewter, silver habaki, 20¼in. (51.5cm.) long; black lacquer ishime ribbed saya mounted with silver fittings carved with crashing waves, comprising: a trapezoidal tsuba, fuchi-gashira and a silver kirin menuki, Goto-school shakudo nanako-ji kozuka with scenes of the Genpei wars in iroe taka-zogan, frame gold, attributed to Kenjo, blade signed Mino Fujiwara Kaneyuki, 19th century


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