Lot 333 - A191AS Asian Art: Japan, India, South-East Asia - Tuesday, 03. December 2019, 02.00 PM

A DAISHO (KATANA AND WAKIZASHI).

Japan, late Edo (shinshintô-Periode), length 53.3 cm (katana blade), 80 cm (total); 40,4 cm (wakizashi blade), 57 cm (total).
Red and black lacquered saya. Katana: Shinogizukuri style blade in very shallow toriizori sugata, suguha hamon and feine itame hada. Unsigned. Fuchi, kashira and kozuka decorated with grape motivs which recurs on the open work iron tsuba. Wakizashi: Shinogizukuri style blade in koshizori sugata, suguha hamon and feine itame hada. Unsigned. Unreadable signature on kogatana. Both blades with minor scratches and some kizu. Minor wear at koshirae. No NBTHK papers. (2)

Provenance: Old Swiss private collection.

CHF 5 000 / 8 000

€ 4 390 / 7 020