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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 315

    A Bizen Wakizashi

    EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY) SIGNED BISHU OSAFUNE JUNIN YOKOYAMA KOZUKE DAIJO FUJIWARA SUKESADA

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    A Bizen Wakizashi
    Edo period (17th century) signed Bishu Osafune junin Yokoyama Kozuke Daijo Fujiwara Sukesada
    Sugata [configuration]: broad hon-zukuri, iori-mune, torii-zori, wide mi-hada and broad shinogi and chu-kissaki
    Kitae [forging pattern]: tightly packed itame of ji-nie
    Hamon [tempering pattern]: flamboyant choji gunome midare in nioi and nie with ashi, yo, tobi-yaki and mune-yaki
    Boshi [tip]: ko-maru
    Nakago [tang]: ubu, kuri-jiri with katte-sagari file marks and one hole
    Habaki [collar]: single, gilt-copper
    Nagasa [length from tip to beginning of tang]: 20¾in. (52.5cm.)
    In shirasaya [wood storage scabbard]
    With Tokubetsu hozon token (Sword especially worthy of preserving) certificate no. 122763 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 1991.12.9


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