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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 321

    A Tanto in Black and Gold Aikuchi Koshirae


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    A Tanto in Black and Gold Aikuchi Koshirae
    Muromachi period (16th Century), inscribed Kanemoto
    Hira-zukuri, iori-mune, itame with togariba tempered edge with a long turnback; tang ubu with one hole; silver habaki; 7 5/8in. (19.3cm.) long; gold and black togidashi lacquer aikuchi koshirae with black takamaki-e mists and crashing waves and clouds with gold dots of foam; fittings including fuchi-kashira, kojiri silver, all carved with dragons in crashing waves with gold highlights; menuki carved as temple bells; no kozuka; 19th century

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