23 October 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 22,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
An Aikuchi Tanto (Dagger)
Meiji period (19th century), Fuchi signed in gold inlay Homin
The tanto with scabbard of gold muranashiji lacquer, the matching fittings of silver and shibuichi with dragon roundels applied in high relief, the kozuka and wari-kogai of silver and shakudo with dragons carved in relief and details in gold inlay, the menuki of long-tailed birds in shibuichi with gold inlay, the hilt bound with silk thread
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