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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 202

    A KATANA IN MILITARY MOUNTS

    SIGNED KANEYOSHI, MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A KATANA IN MILITARY MOUNTS
    SIGNED KANEYOSHI, MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)
    A broad honzukuri even-curved katana in military mounts with an old black ishimeji lacquer scabbard and silver-clad copper habaki, the kitae koitame, gunomeba hamon predominantly of nioi, midare-komi omaru boshi, the tang suriage with two mekugi-ana and osujigai file marks on the original portion with the signature
    69.5cm.


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    A number of smiths of Mino Province signed with the two-character signature Kaneyoshi during the 16th century

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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN