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    Sale 2028

    Japanese & Korean Art

    18 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 334

    A Mino Tanto with Mounts


    Price Realised  


    A Mino Tanto with Mounts
    Muromachi period (16th century), signed Kanenori
    Hira-zukuri, iori-mune with slight curvature and ko-itame forging pattern, the tempered edge gunome-midare and ko-maru boshi, bo-hi carved on both sides, ubu tang with two holes, copper one-piece habaki; 12¼in. (31.1cm.) long

    19th-century koshirae comprising a black-lacquer saya with alternating bands of ribs, and ginpun on roiro-nuri, brass ishime-ji mounts decorated with taka-no-ha heraldic crests, wari-kogai, kozuka and fuchi-gashira decorated to match, gilt-copper taka-no-ha circular menuki

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