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THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR

A FINE TANTO THE KOSHIRAE MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
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THE PROPERTY OF A SWISS COLLECTOR

A FINE TANTO THE KOSHIRAE MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
JUMP TO LOT

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A FINE TANTO THE KOSHIRAE MEIJI PERIOD, LATE 19TH CENTURY
the blade: hira-zukuri with bo-hi on both sides, a narrow midare hamon

the koshirae: the gnarled wood koshirae inlaid in silver, copper and gilt with millipedes, snails, slugs and snakes, the fuchi kashira with grasshoppers amongst flowers and grasses, the menuki formed as snakes, sentoku kozuka in the form of a bamboo node


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