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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 388

    A Matchlock Gun

    EDO PERIOD (19TH CENTURY), ILLEGIBLY SIGNED AND DATED KA'EI NANA KINOE-TORA NEN (1854) ...TATSU SHO....JU ENO ENAMI KANZA'EMON SHIGEYASU

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    A Matchlock Gun
    Edo period (19th century), illegibly signed and dated Ka'ei nana kinoe-tora nen (1854) ...tatsu Sho....ju Eno Enami Kanza'emon Shigeyasu
    With an octagonal barrel flaring out at the muzzle and decorated on the top with with silver and gold-inlaid family crests and a scrolling dragon among clouds, and the Chinese characters kenki, hammer inlaid with brass dots, wood ramrod; wood stock undecorated
    42in. (106.8cm.) long


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