Fine & Decorative Arts, Antiques & Jewellery - Sale 7881 - Lot 112
29 June 2012
Japanese Efu (Hoso) Tachi Court Sword, the blade narrow shinogi zukuri chu kissaki with ihori (iori) mune, having short deep fuller to one side and two shallow on the other, with sugu hamon and shitogi tsuba, the tang futsu kiri with three holes and mumei but attributed to Kunishige, the tsuka with ray-skin and Imperial paulownia, in a black lacquer saya with pierced gilt metal mounts. In bitsu case with lengthy inscription.
Blade Length: 69 cm.
Tom Kiernan traditional & attribution to Hasebe Kuni-Shige School of the 14th century.
Old Christies Label for 1982.
Sold for $4,750