The katana kake (sword stand) is made to fit five individual swords. Sections of the stand are lined with gold lacquer and the central panel with a pierced design and the front and reverse shows two gold-lacquered mon crests of the Mori-clan. A rare and must-have piece for any sword collector.
HEIGHT 39 cm, LENGTH 58.5 cm
Condition: Excellent condition.
Provenance: Important samurai art from an Austrian private collection – Lots (31 – 39) are from an Austrian private collection, assembled with great knowledge and care, as all the objects are in a superior state of preservation. The collection most prominently features three Koto swords, no. 31 is listed as a Juyo Token (= important work).