Set Of Nine Arrowheads (Yanone)
Comprising: a hirane pierced with inome (boar’s eye); two karimata (goose legs); four kaioke yari, one signed Yoshihisa, one signed Shigetsuguand accompanied by an NTHK kanteisho; two icho-ho yari, one signed Shigekane. [The swordsmith of one of the kaioke yari is known as Monju Shigetsugu, who worked in Kii around the Kambun era.]
PROVENANCE: The Paul Goodman Collection, New York City.
• Japanese; 17th and 18th century
Measure from 3.7cm to 7.1cm (From: 1 1/2” x 3”)