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    Sale 2266

    Japanese and Korean Art

    17 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 82

    A Mounted Wakizashi

    EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Mounted Wakizashi
    Edo Period (17th Century)
    The blade hon-zukuri, iorimune, with a later carving of Fudo Myo-o on the omote, the forging pattern mokume, tempering pattern notare mixed with gunome and midare boshi, tang o-suriage with kiri end, one hole, 16 5/8in. (42.2cm.) long, in shirasaya

    With a wakizashi koshirae comprising a brown lacquer saya decorated with a scene of two Nanban ships and Nanban figures on a cliff in colored takamaki-e, iron kozuka decorated with scrolling foliage in silver taka-zogan, iron fuchi-kashira carved with dragon among clouds, small shakudo tsuba, 24¾in. (63cm.) long (2)


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