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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 192

    A KOTO WAKIZASHI

    WITH SIGNATURE SOSHU JU TSUNAHIRO, MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    A KOTO WAKIZASHI
    WITH SIGNATURE SOSHU JU TSUNAHIRO, MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)
    A slightly curved broad shinogi zukuri wakizashi with a tight itame hada, and a notare-gunome hamon of nie with a midare-komi ko-aru boshi, with a Soshu-style slightly funagata tang, and with two small sword cut marks, in shirasaya
    44.8cm


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    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD BY ORDER OF THE EXECUTORS OF THE LATE B.W. ROBINSON