• Arms & Armour auction at Christies

    Sale 5863

    Arms & Armour

    30 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 4

    A JAPANESE SHIRASAYA TANTO, SIGNED KINU BANZAI TUERYUSHI MASATAKA

    DATED ANSEI 7 (1860)

    Price Realised  

    A JAPANESE SHIRASAYA TANTO, SIGNED KINU BANZAI TUERYUSHI MASATAKA
    DATED ANSEI 7 (1860)
    The blade with well-pronounced irregular wave pattern (toran hamon)
    11 5/8in (29.5cm) blade


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