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    Sale 7553

    The Bob Moore Collection of Japanese Art and Design

    5 - 7 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 197

    TWO UNMOUNTED BLADES

    MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO UNMOUNTED BLADES
    MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)
    The first an unsigned honzukuri wakizashi with blade details obscured by rust, possibly Kaga Province; the second a Bizen hirazukuri tanto with suguha hamon, but rubbed and with chipped kissaki, with gold inlaid signature Ietsugu
    44.5cm. and 25.9cm.


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