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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 336

    A Mino Wakizashi

    MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY), SIGNED KANEMOTO

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    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
    21½in. (54.7cm.)
    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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