• Twenty rooms: The private coll auction at Christies

    Sale 2857

    Twenty rooms: The private collection of the late Mrs Elias-Vaes

    27 - 29 April 2010, Amsterdam

  • Lot 1089

    TWO JAPANESE SAMURAI SWORDS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO JAPANESE SAMURAI SWORDS
    ONE WITH THE CURVED BLADE WITH METAL TSUBA ENGRAVED WITH A LANDSCAPE, THE HILT WRAPPED, WITH RED LACQUER CASE, THE BLADE 76 CM. LONG; AND A SWORD WITH CURVED BLADE WITH METAL TSUBA ENGRAVED WITH A CARP, WITH BLACK LACQUER CASE, THE BLADE 47 CM. LONG (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE 19TH CENTURY ROOM
    (LOTS 1089-1236)