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    Sale 7582

    Japanese Art and Design

    14 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 206

    A BIZEN WAKIZASHI

    SIGNED BISHU OSAFUNE SUKESADA, MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A BIZEN WAKIZASHI
    SIGNED BISHU OSAFUNE SUKESADA, MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)
    Sugata [configuration]: honzukuri, iori-mune, deep sakizori curve, chu-kissaki
    Kitae [forging pattern]: ko-itame with ji-nie
    Hamon [tempering pattern]: gunome midare with choji, sunagashi, niju-ba, tobiyaki
    Boshi [tip]: midare komi
    Nakago [tang]: ubu, indistinct file marks, one mekugi-ana, ha-agari kurijiri tip
    Habaki [collar]: single copper
    Nagasa [length of blade]: 39.9cm
    Koshirae [mounting]: in shirasaya


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    Pre-Lot Text

    A WEST COUNTRY COLLECTOR