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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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Tsuba Dragon Mito Ichiryu Tomoyoshi

Tsuba Dragon Mito Ichiryu Tomoyoshi

Gorgeous tsuba signed « Ichiryu Tomoyoshi » – 一柳友善 Late Edo Mito school This beautiful katana-sized tsuba is made of shakudo embellished with gold and silver accents, on the theme of the unryu dragon. The work is very fine and of high quality, with a beautiful relief and many details. Dimensions : […]

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Tsuba dragon Nagato

Tsuba dragon Nagato

Beautiful tsuba signed « Nagato / This was made in anger » – 長門 怒造之 Late Edo period Nagato province In patinated iron, finely chiseled with an unryu dragon crossing a cloud implicitly represented by the tsuba itself. Dimensions : 8,5 x 8 cm Sold

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Wakizashi Yasunaga

Wakizashi Yasunaga

Wakizashi signed Yasunaga Early Edo – Settsu province Osaka-Ishido School Mei / Signature: Omote: Settsu Sumi Yasunaga – 摂 津 住 康 永 Ura: « A day of the eighth month of the tenth year of the Kanbun era (August 1670), Kanoe-inu (year of the dog) – 庚戌 寛 文 十年 […]

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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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Japanese armor Edo

Japanese armor Edo

Description coming soon.

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Tsuba Sayagata

Tsuba Sayagata

Iron tsuba sukashi style with « Sayagata » pattern Early Edo period Dimensions : 70 x 65 cm Not available

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Wakizashi Tanba no Kami Yoshimichi

Wakizashi Tanba no Kami Yoshimichi

Big Wakizashi signed Tanba no Kami Yoshimichi – 丹波守吉道 / Nanban tetsu wa motte korewa tsukuru – 以南蛮鉄作之 Yoshimichi Osaka Tanba, shodai (1st generation) Mishina (Sanpin) school Early Edo – Settsu 1652 Rare, extravagant hamon in Sudare-ba with tama-ba on each side of the boshi. This temper is typical of […]

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Menpo Reissei style natural iron

Menpo Reissei style natural iron

Rare and gorgeous Menpo 面 頬 (Japanese war half mask), Reissei style. Early / mid Edo period. Interesting and uncommon facial expression, in natural iron with a very beautiful patina. Red lacquered interior, silver teeth, and mustache made in silver makie (these last two characteristics are rare). Not available

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