Lot 146: A kodachi, circa 1330
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Blade shinogi zukuri, chu kissaki, deep torii zori. Probably choji hamon, hada and hamon are not recognisable due to polishing, kaen boshi. Nakago o suriage, two mekugi ana, kiri yasurime, uninscribed. Gilt copper habaki. Saya and all mounts covered with black lacquered leather, on it aoi mon in hiramaki-e. The tsuka fitted with same and mounted with a pair of part-gilt kiri mon menuki, shobu leather lacing. Leather tachiobitori with sageo. Mounting from the late Edo period. Length k/m 58.5 cm, total length 87 cm.
Condition Report: II - III