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Asian Art | April 25, 2024

Thu, Apr 25, 2024 10:00AM EDT
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Our Spring Asian Art Auction contains Qing dynasty porcelains pulled from private homes including an early 20th century collection from Pittsburgh, PA. A pair of Famille Noire monumental temple jars and a pair of bamboo form Famille Rose floor vases are finely executed examples with Kangxi Emperor reign marks. A group of framed Chinese and Japanese art will be offered, featuring works by Nakahara Nantenbo and Murase Taiitsu.
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Lot 113

Signed Japanese Samurai Wakizashi

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
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possibly Momoyama period, blade signed "若狭 [drill hole through characters]守氏房 or Wakasa no Kami Ujifusa", iron openwork tsuba, shagreen and fabric tsuka with floral menuki, horse and blossom decorated fuchi with signature, overall 23-1/2 x 3 in., nagasa or cutting edge 16 in.; lacquer saya with removable kozuka (small knife), 17-1/2 in.; fabric sword bag with orange cord

Provenance: Private Collection, Virginia

Note: Accompanied by copies of original tag. 


some discoloration, some nicks to edge of blade, pitting and small dents; fraying and pulled threads to sword bag

Private Collection, Virginia