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Tsuba Manji

Tsuba Manji

Massive and heavy iron Tsuba shaped Manji (Svastika). Edo period. Manji is also the Japanese name for the Buddhist and Hindu svastika, 卍, which represents qualities of peace, intelligence and strength, and also a sign of good omen. In Japan, the two forms of swastika are sometimes associated with the […]

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Tsuba Senoo

Tsuba Senoo

Very rare Tsuba signed Senoo Saku Beautiful representation of Daruma wrapped in his robes decorated with floral motifs in Ke-bori . The ring to his ear is in silver and the pupil of his eye in Shakudo. The alloy of this Tsuba is predominantly made of copper and silver. Senoo […]

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Boars Kinko Menuki

Boars Kinko Menuki

Lovely copper Kinko Menuki depicting two boars with gold and sterling silver inlays. Fine and quality work, with a nice patina. Late Edo period (~1800) Dimensions = 4,2 cm Price = 570 €  360 €

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Cow Menuki

Cow Menuki

Fine and quality work for these Shakudo Menuki with gold inlays depicting cows. Edo period (1600-1868) Goto school. Dimensions = 4 cm Price = 550 €  320 €

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Snakes Menuki

Snakes Menuki

Rare Shibuichi Mumei Menuki (unsigned) on the theme of the snake (Hebi) of excellent quality. Kiri box with Hako-Gaki (calligraphic expertise) mentioning : – Type of metal : Oborogin-chi (other name for Shibuichi) – The style : Katachibori – School : Mito – Period : Showa (~ 1926) – And […]

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Menuki Kinko

Menuki Kinko

Kinko Menuki depicting a fisherman on his boat. Some gold and silver. Mumei (not signed) – Edo period Dimensions = 3,9 x 1,5 cm Price = SOLD Menuki on consignment belonging to a french collector

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Menuki “ikebana”

Menuki “ikebana”

Nice pair of copper Kinko Menuki representing a work of Ikebana in a cut bamboo decorated with a Tomoe. Gold on flowers and leaves. Mumei (not signed) – Late Edo Dimensions = 3,8 x 1 cm Price = SOLD Menuki on consignmnent belonging by a french collector

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Kozuka Kinko

Kozuka Kinko

Very interesting and unusual Kinko Kozuka made of copper and shibuichi divided diagonally, with a stripe work of excellent craftsmanship. Mumei (not signed) – Late Edo Price = 470 €

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Tsuba Shoami “Nobuie”

Tsuba Shoami “Nobuie”

Iron Tsuba from the school Shoami – 正阿弥 Rare design of Nobuie 信家 style depicting a chopping Shakudo knife, a inlaid silver Hamon inlay and a Sentoku handle. Edo period (1600 – 1868) Dimensions = 8,5 x 7,9 cm Price = 760 €  530 €

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Tsuba Toshinaga Saku

Tsuba Toshinaga Saku

Gorgeous  Sentoku Tsuba signed Toshinaga Saku – 利長作 High quality work depicting copper birds with some small gold inlays (eyes) flying over a raging sea. Musashi province – Mid Edo  ~ 1760 Nara school. Toshinaga was a student of renowned craftsmen as Nara Masanaga, Yoshishige, etc… Kinko Meikan rank = […]

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