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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 373

    A Wakizashi in Ko-Dachi Mounts

    MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A Wakizashi in Ko-Dachi Mounts
    Muromachi period (16th century)
    Shinogi-zukuri, iori-mune, ko-gissaki, torii-zori with a ko-itame forging pattern and gunome-midare tempered edge, tang o-suriage with three holes, 20¼in. (51.3cm.) long

    19th-century ko-dachi mounts comprising nashiji saya decorated with floral heraldic crests in gold hiramaki-e and gold foil, the hardware silver; silver tsuka fitted with gold "bar"-type menuki carved with a floral heraldic crest, silver mokko tachi tsuba, doe-skin hangers


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