Lot 58: Fine Japanese Edo Bronze Menuki Sword Adornments (pr)

Artemis Gallery

October 27, 2016, 7:00 AM PST
Louisville, CO, US
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Description: East Asia, Japan, Edo Period, ca. 1603 to 1868 CE. A pair of finely cast bronze Menuki sword adornments in the form of writhing dragons with remarkable detail. Menuki are usually found under the handle wrap on katana and wakizashi. They not only served as a form of identifying the sword's owner, but also imbue the sword with great character. Custom, museum-quality stand. Size: each measures ~ 3" L (7.6 cm) Provenance: Ex-New Jersey Collection All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #117548
Condition Report: Tip on one reattached. Else intact and excellent.
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