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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 325

    A Wakizashi in Black Lacquer Tachi Goshirae


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    A Wakizashi in Black Lacquer Tachi Goshirae
    Muromachi period (16th century)
    Hon-zukuri, iori-mune, chu-gissaki with itame hada and indistinct hamon, bohi carved on both sides, tang o-suriage with two holes, 21 3/8in. (54.2cm.) long; black-lacquer tachi goshirae with lacquered kanagu, black-lacquer kawa-nuri mokko tsuba decorated with red family crests, tsuka wrapped with leather lacquered black, copper migaki-ji fittings, 18th century

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