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    Sale 5967

    Japanese Art & Design

    13 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    TWO KATANA

    MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO KATANA
    Muromachi Period (16th century)
    One in shirasaya, with oroshi section and deep curve, higaki yasurime, Seki school, length 69.6cm., the other in military mounts signed Bishu ju(?)mitsu saku, shinogi zukuri, sakizori curvature, blades rubbed so details unclear
    58.4cm. long (2)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    SWORDS, SWORD FITTINGS AND ARMOUR