Lot 299: A tanjo tsutsu, late Edo period
October 24, 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Ikakku barrel in 13.2 mm calibre (four monme) with sentoku speckles, sode atomeate, sugi sakimeate, cannon muzzle. Smooth brass matchlock with internal spring, armoury mark. Plain, clear lacquered kashi wood stock with smooth brass mounts. Replaced wooden ramrod. Inscribed "Shirobei Kiomasa" (1819 - 1874). Length of barrel 30 cm, total length 51 cm.
Condition Report: II - III