• Japanese Art & Design auction at Christies

    Sale 5968

    Japanese Art & Design

    4 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 398

    AN AIKUCHI TANTO

    SIGNED TOSHISHIGE, MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    AN AIKUCHI TANTO
    SIGNED TOSHISHIGE, MEIJI PERIOD (LATE 19TH CENTURY)
    With scabbard lacquered in fine aogai nashiji and cherry blossoms in silver inlay, silver fittings, the blade with silver-clad habaki, of kanmuri-otoshi configuration, gunome hamon of nioi with komaru boshi, length 17.2cm.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    FOR LOTS 398-400 SEE ILLUSTRATION OVERPAGE

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN