12 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
Two Japanese wakizashi, 17th and 19th Century
the first with a horn kashira and shakudo nanako fuchi and iron tsuba with figure gazing at a waterfall, the scabbard decorated in iroe hiramakie and takamakie with autumnal grasses, insects and butterflies; the second wakizashi gunome with hamon, the fuchikashira in shakudo nanako and gilt with dragon, shagreen handle (2)
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One with a certificate issued by the Nihon Token Hozon kai no. 72617, dated April 28th 1963.
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