Lot 304: A nami tsutsu, late Edo period
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Octagonal hakkaku barrel in 14.1 mm calibre (five monme), decorated in copper, brass and sawari zogan with sporadic losses. Depiction of a dragon in waves. Chikiri atomeate, shogi sakimeate, the cannon muzzle with floral inlays. Smooth brass matchlock with dragon engraving and armoury mark. Clear lacquered kashi wood stock with smooth brass mounts. Stock sawn through in the middle. Replaced wooden ramrod. Hizen work, inscribed "Goshu Toheie", two characters illegible. Length of barrel 87.5 cm, total length 121 cm.
Condition Report: II - III