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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 320

    A Tanto in Aikuchi Mounts


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    A Tanto in Aikuchi Mounts
    Muromachi period (16th century), signed Kunitoshi
    Hira-zukuri, iori-mune forged in itame with tempered edge suguha of nioi, carved with marudome and futatsu-bi, tang ubu with three holes, gold habaki; 6in. (15.2cm.) long; 19th-century aikuchi koshirae comprising nashiji saya with clouds in black lacquer, fittings silver with ishime-ji finish formed with "drip-glaze" edges, tsuka ribbed black lacquer

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