Lot 3469

A Japanese tsutsu, late Edo/early Meiji period

Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world | A80aw | Live auction | 590 Lots

Hammer price € 10,000

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Description

Iron ikkaku barrel dating from the late Edo period decorated with a slightly overpolished carp in a waterfall in rubbed sahari and gold nunome, hakkaku cannon barrel, at the top of the barrel sodetoshi motomeate (rear sight), kata sakimeate (front sight), inscribed "Yenamiya (...) Soji Kao". Smooth brass lock with internal spring, bolt action defective, fire pan missing. Iron hammer. Black lacquered wood stock of Bizen type with gold lacquered aoi mon.
Barrel length 69 cm, overall length 96 cm, 32 mm calibre (50 monme).

Condition: II -

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Our live auction "Antique Arms and Armour from all over the world" includes 590 lots. The auction starts on Friday, November 15, 2019 at 10:00 am (lot no. 3251 - 3840). The pre-sale viewing will take place from Wednesday, 6.11. until Sunday, 10.11., and on Sunday, 17.11.2019 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).