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81 A KATANA IN KOSHIRAE BY HIROSUKE WITH NBTHK Japan, c. late 18th century to around 1800, Edo period (1615-1868) The blade: With iori mune and shinogi-zukuri, the hamon is kräftiges Notare, in part with light toran. The tang with two mekugi-ana, the signature reads Suruga no Kami Fujiwara HIROSUKE, the tang tip is kurijiri. The mounting: Circular iron tsuba with one hitsu, deeply engraved decorations with a surging stream and some gold tenzogan (dot inlay). Bronze fuchi-kashira with floral relief decorations as well as gilding, the menuki are found mostly above the white tsuka-ito and show scaleless dragons coiled like snakes. The habaki is gilt, the saya lacquered with silky roironuri. With a silk cover. NAGASA 44.7 cm, total LENGTH in koshirae 73.4 cm Provenance: Hungarian private collection.; includes written expertise from the NBTHK (Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai), the Society for the Preservation of Japanese Art Swords Condition: Corrosions and blemishes to the surface of the blade and signs of wear to the lacquer and minor chips. Otherwise in good condition. Estimate EUR 1.200,Starting price EUR 600,-

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