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Signature: Ichiro Matsuba
Year Made: Contemporary
Forging Pattern: Itame
Tempering Pattern: Midari
Dimensions: Nagasa: 36 1/8″, Nakago: 9 1/2″, Mihaba: 1 3/8“, Sakihaba: 1 1/8″, Kasane: 5/16″, Sori: 1″
Mountings: Modern mounts except tsuba is old iron. The mounts are in excellent condition.
The tsuka has black same with black leather ito with Higo style fuchikashira and dragon on ken menuki.
The saya is done in a very nice kanshitsu lacquer and it has a iron Higo style Kojiri. The habaki is one piece solid silver.
Overall Condition: The blade is in excellent condition.
The Golden Age of Dutch and Flemish painting was one of the major schools of painting in Western Europe with estimates ranging from £10,000 to £100,000 (cf. Sotheby’s)
This portrait comes from important private collection and is in excellent original condition. Probably is it a portrait of a prince Maurits of Orange.
Signature: Mumei. Traces of red lacquer attribution on tang. Attributed to Tsumbo Nagatsuna of the Tadatsuna School by NTHK.
Year Made: Shinto late 1600s
Forging Pattern: Itame Mokume
Tempering Pattern: Midare Choji
Dimensions: Nagasa: 69.8cm, Nakago: 20cm, Mihaba: 28.5mm, Sakihaba: 19mm, Kasane: 7mm
Mountings: Original shirasaya. The original habaki is copper with shakudo mune and ha.
Overall Condition: Excellent. Polished with NTHK papers. Saya has some dents from storage.
Nagatsuna was one of the top students of Tadatsuna, the founder of the Osaka Shinto Tadatsuna school.
Nagastuna swords are rated as wazamon (extremely sharp), and a Jo-saku level shinto smith.
“This sword reminds me Koto Yamashiro, with abundant activity in the choji hamon with abundant sunagashi. The deep lustrous hada looks like a swirling wet pool of black blue water. There is abundant ji-nie, chikei and areas of muneyaki. I feel that the attribution to Nagatsuna is conservative.”
Rare Chinese living room furniture finished for the center of the second half of the 19th century.
Imposing and elegant, finished with lacquer relief panels and paintings with views of figures and still life.
Furniture built in two separable bodies.
There are six golden feral sculptures above the base. In good condition, to be made a little restoration.
Full suit of Japanese Gusoku style Samurai Armor
Circa: Early to mid 1700s
Iron, black lacquered Namban Ni Mai Doh