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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 345

    A Later Soshu School Katana

    MUROMACHI PERIOD (15TH CENTURY), ILLEGIBLY SIGNED SOSHU...

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    A Later Soshu School Katana
    Muromachi period (15th century), illegibly signed Soshu...
    Shinogi-zukuri, iori-mune, chu-gissaki, koshi-zori with itame mixed with mokume hada-tatsu and masame along the shinogi, the tempered edge gunome-midare of nie, with ashi, tobi-yaki, ni-juba and a midare-komi boshi, tang o-suriage two holes and part of a third and kiri file marks, 27¼in. (69.2cm.) long, two-piece silver habaki, in shirasaya
    With Hozon token (Sword worthy of preserving) certificate no. 304805 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 1985.7.27


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