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    Sale 1978

    Japanese And Korean Art

    18 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 349

    A Hizen Wakizashi

    EDO PERIOD (18TH CENTURY), SIGNED HARIMA DAIJO FUJIWARA TADAKUNI

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    A Hizen Wakizashi
    Edo period (18th century), signed Harima Daijo Fujiwara Tadakuni
    Sugata [configuration]: honzukuri, iori-mune, chu-kissaki, koshi-zori
    Kitae [forging pattern]: ko-itame and mokume of ji-nie with jifu
    Hamon [tempering pattern]: broad toranba of nie and nioi, wide habuchi and with sunagashi
    Boshi [tip]: midare-komi
    Nakago [tang]: ubu with traces of sujikai file marks, two holes
    Habaki [collar]: single, gold
    Nagasa [length from tip to beginning of tang]: 53.5cm.
    Motohaba [width at start of tempered edge]: 2.9cm.
    Sakihaba [width before tip]: 2cm.

    In shirasaya [plain wood storage scabbard]
    With a Hozon Token (Sword worthy of preserving) certificate no. 373880 issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai (Society for the Preservation of the Japan Art Sword), dated 2004.4.33


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