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Lot 300: A warabe bajo tsutsu, late Edo period
24 October 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Ikkaku barrel with smooth bore in 13.2 mm calibre (four monme). At the breech a gold inlaid aoi mon and four archaic characters in silver. Traces of a zigzag nunome on the side of the barrel. Sode atomeate, sugi sakimeate, cannon muzzle. Smooth brass matchlock with armoury mark, internal mainspring. Replaced, screw mounted flash guard, the pan cover missing. Plain, clear lacquered kashi wood stock with sparse brass mounts. Inscribed "Shiro Oten Kiomasa" (1827 - 1892). Length of barrel 51.5 cm, total length 71.5 cm.
Condition Report: II -