18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 2,250
Estimate USD 1,200 - USD 1,800
A Wakizashi in Black-Lacquer Ribbed Koshirae
Muromachi period (16th century), inscribed Bishu Osafune ju Katsumitsu
Honzukuri, iori-mune, torii-zori, chu-gissaki with itame hada and suguha hamon, tang ubu with one hole, 17¾in. (45.2cm.) long; koshirae comprising a black-lacquer ribbed saya, iron mokko tsuba with a gold rim and dragons carved in high-relief, inscribed Goto Mitsuharu and with kao, fuchi-gashira designed with insects in iroe taka-zogan, inscribed Umetada, 19th century
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