4 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,000
AN AIKUCHI TANTO
EDO-MEIJI PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)
The tanto with associated iron kozuka with a snail, silver mekugi of wisteria, all other fittings matching of iron with clematis in gold itozogan and hirazogan,the scabbard and hilt clad overall with silver engraved with foliation, the blade with indistinct details
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