Misc.

Tibetan sword form Bhutan

Tibetan sword form Bhutan

This Tibetan sword (or glaive) is extremely rare. It comes from Bhutan, a Himalayan kingdom of Tibetan culture, and dates from the 19th century. The blade, wide and thick, has two gutters with a beautiful gray patina. The scabbard is made of a single wooden plank hollowed out in the […]

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Katana Kake Maki-e

Katana Kake Maki-e

Superb and fine Katana Kake dating from the end of the Edo period, decorated with a very beautiful traditional lacquer work called Maki-e (絵). The decorations take the form of a lion surrounded by peonies with leaves encrusted with mother-of-pearl, sakura flowers on the feet, and butterflies in flight on […]

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Bajo-zutsu Edo

Bajo-zutsu Edo

Rare Bajō-zutsu (馬上筒) made in Osaka Saikai, during the end of the Takugawa shoguna (late Edo). Finely decorated with ornate brass parts decorated with sakura flowers and other floral motifs, as well as a usagi (rabbit). Its state of preservation is exemplary, and the serpentine trigger mechanism works. Dimensions: Total […]

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Katana Kake oak wood

Katana Kake oak wood

Oak wood katana kake with openwork decorations Not available

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Katana Kake Hon Akagashi (red oak)

Katana Kake Hon Akagashi (red oak)

Katana Kake « two places » made of Hon Akagashi (hight quality japanese red oak) Dimensions : Height = 33,4 cm Length = 43 cm Width = 18 cm SOLD

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Katana Kake Kamon Mitsu Kashiwa

Katana Kake Kamon Mitsu Kashiwa

Imposing old Katana Kake ornamented with a Kamon representing three oak leaves. The Kamon is that of the Makino clan, which is a Daimyo branch of the samurai Minamoto clan in the Edo period. The meaning of this Kamon is Maru ni mitsu Kashiwa. In winter, the dead leaves of […]

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Old KatanaKake with engravings

Old KatanaKake with engravings

Very beautiful wooden Katanakake decorated with engravings representing a samurai as well as a geometric pattern on the drawer. SOLD

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Katanakake Sunuke

Katanakake Sunuke

Beautiful japanese Katanakake made with Sunuke wood. Heavy and massive, Sunuke Wood is a wood over 300 years old, worked exclusively in the Kyushu area for several centuries. This wood is often used in the manufacture of high-end Katanakake because its naturally heavy weight helps to stabilize the whole. This […]

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« Stones and Swords » Book by Laurent Milhau

« Stones and Swords » Book by Laurent Milhau

The Book STONES AND SWORDS Published in early 1999 by KOKUSAI TOKEN KAI STONES AND SWORDS is the first book ever written in Western languages entirely dedicated to the restoration and polishing of traditional Japanese art swords. This book, fully bilingual, French English, presents all the steps and tools used […]

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Japanese Bronze Vase

Japanese Bronze Vase

Beautiful japanese bronze vase signed Katsuhiko – 勝彥 Decoration work consisting to imitate a braided straw with ivy leaves. The shape is a japanese gourd called Hyotan 瓢 箪. Probably Meiji period. Dimensions : Height = 27 cm width = 17,5 cm 800 €

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