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 A koto katana from the Muromachi period, signed Sukesada and dated 1523
 A koto katana from the Muromachi period, signed Sukesada and dated 1523  - Asian Art & Antiques Style  A koto katana from the Muromachi period, signed Sukesada and dated 1523  -  A koto katana from the Muromachi period, signed Sukesada and dated 1523  - Antiquités -  A koto katana from the Muromachi period, signed Sukesada and dated 1523
Ref : 78789
11 800 €
Period :
<= 16th century
Artist :
Sukesada
Provenance :
Japan
Medium :
Tamahagane steel
Asian Art & Antiques  -  A koto katana from the Muromachi period, signed Sukesada and dated 1523 <= 16th century -  A koto katana from the Muromachi period, signed Sukesada and dated 1523  -  A koto katana from the Muromachi period, signed Sukesada and dated 1523 Antiquités -  A koto katana from the Muromachi period, signed Sukesada and dated 1523
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A koto katana from the Muromachi period, signed Sukesada and dated 1523

— Dimensions :

Nagasa : 66.0 cm
Sori : 2.8 cm
Moto-haba : 2.94 cm
Saki-haba : 1.81 cm
Moto-kasane : 0.66 cm
Saki-kasane : 0.41 cm
Nakago : Ubu

— Characteristics :

Katana :

Mei : Bishu Osafune Sukesada - Daiei sannen hachigatsu hi “On a day in the eighth month of Daiei three (1523)”

Sugata : Shinogi-zukuri, saki-zori, iori-mune, chu-kissaki
Kitae :  Itame-hada, mokume-hada, ji-nie, midare-utsuri
Hamon : Gunome-choji-midare (crab claws pattern), nioi-deki, ko-nie, sunagashi, kinsuji, ashi, yo
Boshi : Sansaku, ko-maru with long kaeri
Nakago : Katte-sagari, kurijiri

Koshirae :

Saya : Cha ishimeji-nuri (brown structured lacquer saya with stone ground finish)
Tsuba : Iron, kikkagata, nikubori-sukashi, iroe colors, cloud dragon motif, signed Jakushi
Menuki : Shakudo, katachibori carvings, iroe colors, Paulownia motif
Fushigashira : Shakudo, nanako, Paulownia motif, attributed to Sendai Kiyosada
Wari-kogai : Shibuichi, clan crest motif

Certificates :

Katana - NBTHK Hozon Token “Worthy of preservation”
Koshirae - NTHK-NPO Kanteisho “Important work”
Tsuba - NTHK-NPO Kanteisho “Important work”
Fushigashira - NBTHK Hozon “Worthy of preservation” and NTHK-NPO Kanteisho “Important work”

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