8 - 9 June 2004
A PAIR OF SHAKUDO MENUKI
Unsigned, attributed to Chizuka Hisanori, Edo Period (18th Century)
Shakudo, a tiger and a Chinese halberd and helmet, silver and gilt details
2 3/16in. (5.6cm.)
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In fitted box with a hakogaki by Sato Kanzan.
Accompanied by a Tokubetsu Kicho [Especially Precious Sword] certificate issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai [Society for the Preservation of the Japanese Art Sword] on 5 May 1973.
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