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A WAKIZASHI IN KOSHIRAE BY NOBUYOSHI

Japan, late 17th to 18th century, Edo period (1615-1868)

The blade:
Shinogi-zukuri with iori mune, the hamon is an elegant notare, the hada is itame. The tang is ubu with two mekugi-ana, the yasurime is partly sujikai, the tang tip is iri-yamagata. Signed Shinano no Kami NOBUYOSHI.
The mounting:
Large, round iron tsuba with clsoed ryohitsu as well as a bold surface structure, in part with characters. The bronze fuchi and kashira share motifs of fish and ocean waves. The menuki, unter the light silk tsuka-ito, showing probably war-like material. The shiny lacquer saya in an expressive red, the fittings on the ends as well as the kurigata are lacquered black.

NAGASA 59 cm
total LENGTH in koshirae 87 cm

Provenance: Hungarian private collection.
Condition: The blade is in good condition with faults on the surface on one side. The saya shows minor wear to the lacquer.

Starting Bid

€450

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A WAKIZASHI IN KOSHIRAE BY NOBUYOSHI

Estimate €450 - €900
3d5h59m30s
€4500 bids
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