Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

ZAR 45 520
Lot 131
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912
  • A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912


Lot Estimate
ZAR 20 000 - 25 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 45 520

About this Item

A Japanese Shibayama style ivory-mounted tanto, Meiji period, 1868-1912


the saya, tsuka, tsuba and kurigata typically executed in Shibayama inlaid with mother-of-pearl, coloured precious stones and tortoiseshell, the saya profusely engraved with a hexagonal brocade pattern, the kozuka similarly inlaid, 30cm long

*This lot is not suitable for export

Provenance

The Andrew Newall Collection.


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