Lot 4124

A Japanese tanju tsutsu, late Edo/early Meiji period

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A83aw | Live auction | 414 Lots


Iron ikkaku barrel decorated with dragons in rubbed sahari nunome, hakkaku cannon barrel with brass bands, at the top of the barrel sode motomeate (rear sight), sugigata sakimeate (front sight), inscribed "Inshu No Ju Yenami Chuto Saku". Smooth brass lock with internal spring and iron hammer, fatigued mechanism. Black lacquered wood stock of Bizen type, cracked on both sides, decorated with gold lacquered aoi mon. Barrel length 31.5 cm, overall length 45 cm, 14.2 mm calibre (4.3 monme).

Condition: II - III Questions about the lot?

General Information

The auction includes 416 lots and starts on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at 10 am (CET). Lot no. 4001 - 4416. The pre-sale viewing will take place from Oct. 18 - 21 and Oct. 28 - 31, 2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET). However, the number of participants for both auction and viewing is limited due to Covid-19 restrictions and requires an appointment. Bring your favourite breathing mask! Prior to any visit please check our website - we'll update it as soon as the situation changes.