18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,750
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
A Mino Wakizashi
Muromachi period (16th century), signed Kanemoto
Hon-zukuri, iori-mune chu-kissaki, torii-zori with an itame forging pattern and suguha gunome tempered edge in nioi and nie, the tang ubu iri-yamagata with taka no ha file marks
With Hozon token (Sword worthy of preserving) certificate no. 360906 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 2002.2.8
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