A KOTO TACHI, ATTRIBUTED TO ENJU SCHOOL, MUROMACHI PERIOD | 15TH CENTURY
A KOTO TACHI, ATTRIBUTED TO ENJU SCHOOL, MUROMACHI PERIOD | 15TH CENTURY
A KOTO TACHI, ATTRIBUTED TO ENJU SCHOOL, MUROMACHI PERIOD | 15TH CENTURY
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A KOTO TACHI, ATTRIBUTED TO ENJU SCHOOL, MUROMACHI PERIOD | 15TH CENTURY

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

A KOTO TACHI, ATTRIBUTED TO ENJU SCHOOL, MUROMACHI PERIOD | 15TH CENTURY

Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

A KOTO TACHI, ATTRIBUTED TO ENJU SCHOOL, MUROMACHI PERIOD, 15TH CENTURY


Sugata [configuration]: Shallow koshi zori, ko-kisaki, iori-mune, bo-hi ending in kaki-otoshi

Kitae [forging pattern]: Ko-mokume-hada almost muji-hada

Hamon [tempering pattern]: Narrow suguha in ko-nie and nioi

Boshi [tip]: Narrow sugaha with short kaeri

Nakago [tang]: O-suriage and machi-okuri with three mekugi-ana and kuri-jiri, mumei

Habaki [collar]: copper gilt

Nagasa [length from kissaki to machi]: 69.5 cm., 273/8  in. 

Saki-haba [width at the yokote]: 2 cm., 1/4 in.

Moto-haba [width at the machi]: 1.7 cm., 5/8 in.

Condition Report

- Good condition.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Fine Japanese Art
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