Lot 177: A naginata, 2nd half of Edo period
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Blade naginata zukuri, naginata hi on both faces, choji midare hamon, ko maru boshi with deep kaeri. Hada overpolished. Kissaki with small loss. Nakago ubu with one mekugi ana, sujikai yasurime. Silvered copper habaki engraved with kikku. Black lacquered saya with small repairs. Black lacquered pole, the upper third applied with aogai (losses) and with silvered, engraved reinforcement rings. On the top ring and on the pole an ogi mon and a kuginuki mon. Ishizuki improperly replaced. Length k/m 39 cm, total length 226 cm.
Condition Report: II -