Sale 16AS02 | Lot 7

Katana

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 7
Katana
Nanbokucho Period, attributed to the Enju School
Sugata [configuration]: honzukuri, iori-mune with extended kissaki and toriizori curvature
Horimono [carving]: bohi on both sides
Kitae [forging pattern]: ko-itame, mokume
Hamon [tempering pattern]: chu-suguha with gunome of ko-nie and sunagashi
Boshi [tip]: ko-maru
Nakago [tang]: shortened with one hole, kiri file marks
Habaki [collar]: silver
Koshirae [set of mounts]: comprising an aogai saya fitted with matching Owari-school kojiri and fuchi-kashira in shakudo and gold, carved with chrysanthemums; a pair of menuki in shakudo and gold, formed as three crabs; an iron Heianjo tsuba
Length of cutting edge approximately 76.84 cm
Provenance:
Christie's, New York, April 22, 2015, lot 82


Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Sold for $12,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000
Sold for $12,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

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