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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 323

    A Seki School Wakizashi in Lacquered-leather Mounts


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    A Seki School Wakizashi in Lacquered-leather Mounts
    Muromachi period (16th century)
    Honzukuri, iori-mune , deep torii-zori (originally koshi-zori indicating Muromachi-period shape), itame hada with midare-togari-ba, both sides carved with bo-hi (one side with battle damage), tang o-suriage with three holes, one plugged with pewter, gold habaki, 22¾in. (57.7cm.) long; kawanuri tachi goshirae with stamped chrysanthemums lacquered gold, (now mostly worn off), iron hanger straps worked with nanako ground and decorated with family crests, Nanban-style iron tsuba in fan shape carved with stylized dragons, tsuka wrapped with hemp and lacquered gold (now mostly worn away), silver mekugi, menuki iron formed as a star constellation, deer skin hangers, 17th century

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