Tosogu and Tsuba

Kozuka Kinko

Kozuka Kinko

Very interesting and unusual Kinko Kozuka made of suaka and shibuichi divided diagonally, with a stripe work of excellent craftsmanship. Mumei (not signed) – Late Edo SOLD

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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 shakudo bamboo sickle. Edo period (1600 – 1868) Dimensions = 8,5 x 7,9 cm Sold

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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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Menuki Nara Toshiharu

Menuki Nara Toshiharu

Copper Menuki signed Nara Toshiharu – 奈良利春 Echizen province – Late EDO (ca. 1750) Nara school. Student of Nara Toshinaga Dimensions = 3,9 cm Sold

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Tsuba Masafusa

Tsuba Masafusa

Iron Tsuba signed Bushu ju MASAFUSA – 武州住正房 The design depicts war ornaments (Saihai, Taiko was drum…) Edo province – Mid EDO period (ca. 1700) Ito school Kinko Meikan rank : Ryoko Dimensions = 7,1 x 6,9 cm SOLD

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Tsuba Seiryuken Eiju

Tsuba Seiryuken Eiju

Iron Tsuba surrounded by a silver Fukurin (rim), signed Seiryuken Eiju w/Kao – 成龍軒榮壽 印 成榮 Graded artist, simple but very well made, excellent patina and good quality iron. Mid/late Edo. Tetsugendo school. Seiryuken Eiju, also called Hamano Norishige was a direct student of the great Tetsugendo Naoshige. Kinko Meikan rating […]

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Tsuba Tomoe

Tsuba Tomoe

These openwork patterns of this iron Tsuba are Tomoe Mon (japanese arms). The Tomoe is an ancient heraldic symbol of Japan shaped Magatama. On this Tsuba we can see Mitsu Tomoe formed three magatama spiral. In Japanese mythology, Tomoe represents the weapons of Daimyojin Hachiman, the Shinto god of war […]

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Tsuba Choshu Kawaji

Tsuba Choshu Kawaji

Beautiful iron Tsuba signed Choshu Hagi no ju Kawaji saku – 長州萩住河治作 (Made by a resident of  Hagi in the province of Choshu, Kawaji) Kawaji family was one of the most prestigious schools in the province of Choshu. Edo period (1603 – 1868) Maru-gata shape (round) and Sukashi (openworked) Dimensions […]

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Menuki kinko samurai

Menuki kinko samurai

Shakudo kinko menuki depicting a samurai and a fisherman. Edo period SOLD

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Menuki winged dragon

Menuki winged dragon

Beautiful pair of copper menuki representing two winged dragons Edo period SOLD

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