Lot 421 - A189AS Asian Art: Japan, India, South-East Asia - Tuesday, 04. June 2019, 02.30 PM

A KATANA WITH RED LACQUER SAYA.

Japan, Shinshintô period (late Edo period), Length 69.4 cm (blade) .
The slightly toriizori formed blade in good quality and condition. Horimono in the shape of flames, snakes, lotus, moon and futasujibi. Shinogizukuri style, midareba hamon, subtle masame hada. Signed: Muramasa Myôhôrengekyô (gimei: not authentical), presumably a work of Shigehide (known for Muramasa imitations). The mounting (koshirae) in good quality and condition. Nice plain red laquered saya, a sober tsuba with vegetable, fuchi und kashira with goose decoration. No NBTHK papers.

CHF 5 000 / 8 000

€ 4 670 / 7 480

Sold for CHF 5 250 (including buyer’s premium)
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