• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 400

    AN AIKUCHI TANTO

    EDO-MEIJI PERIOD (19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    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
    28.5cm. long


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