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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 198

    A BIZEN UCHIGATANA

    SIGNED SUKESADA, MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

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    A BIZEN UCHIGATANA
    SIGNED SUKESADA, MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)
    Sugata [configuration]: deeply curved sakizori, chu-kissaki
    Kitae [forging pattern]: tight ko-itame, midare shirake utsuri and sumihada
    Hamon [tempering pattern]: suguha with variations, in ko-nie
    Boshi [tip]: deep ko-maru
    Nakago [tang]: honzukuri, iori-mune, ha-agari kuriji, katte sagari file marks, one mekugi-ana
    Habaki: [collar]: double copper
    Nagasa [length]: 66.1cm.
    In shirasaya [plain wood scabbard]


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