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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 326

    A Wakizashi in Black-Lacquer Ribbed Koshirae


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    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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