Lot 744 - A193AS Asian Art: Japan, India, South-East Asia - Wednesday, 01. July 2020, 02.00 PM
A KATANA SIGNED BISHU OSAFUNE JUNIN AND KOZUKE DAIJO FUJIWARA SUKESADA.
Japan, Shintô period (Edo period, 18th c.), length (blade) 76 cm.
Shinogizukuri style blade, koshizori sugata with blood groove, gunome midareba hamon and subtle itame hada. Koshirae (mounting): black lacquer scabbard with mica and silver dragon mounts. Octagonal tsuba, fuchi, menuki and kashira decorated with hermit, monk, dragon and oni motifs. Some wear, scratches and spots at blade, minor damage at lacquer, mekugi replaced.
No NBTHK certificate.
Provenance: Swiss private collection.
CHF 2 500 / 3 500
€ 2 340 / 3 270
Sold for CHF 11 250 (including buyer’s premium)
All information is subject to change.