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Lot 147: A hamidachi, circa 1661
24 October 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Blade shinogi zukuri, chu kissaki, torii zori. Suguha hamon, hada due to the slightly etched surface not recognisable. Boshi ko maru with middle kaeri. Partially rust spots in the form of worming. Nakago ubu with two mekugi ana, sujikai yasurime, inscribed "Awataguchi Omi No Kami Tadatsuna" (TAD 269, 25 P.). Gilt copper habaki with nekogaki. Black lacquer saya with aogai flakes. Silver fuchi kashira with wave engraving. Green silk thread wrap over same, part-gilt samurai menuki. Iron nademarugata hamidashi tsuba with blooming branch in takabori. Silver kozuka, celestial guardian and o-mikuji (strips of paper with random fortunes), the blade loose. Mounting from the late Edo period. Length k/m 22 cm, total length 38 cm.
Condition Report: II - III