A signed Japanese bronze tsuba, 20th century. the circular pierced tsuba with a relief moulded male figure holding a fan upon a scroll patterned ground, inlaid with silver and brass alloys or shakudo, with Buddhist symbols, and script, diameter 8 cm
A Japanese Tanto, blade made by Taikei Naotane, 19th century, Kozuka made by Kanesada of Seki, minuki made of Shakudo with gold inlaid dragons with silver foiled habaki, gold dragon pattern inlaid to the Fuchi and Kashira, the tsuba with floral designs, la
A 19th century fine Shibayama gold lacquer tsuba, Meiji period, of quatrefoil form, the kinji ground of gold decorated with reference to the Tanabata festival in hiramakie and takamakie, the reverse depicting a bird catching an insect, flowers in shell inl
A very fine Shibayama gold lacquer Mokkogata tsuba, Meiji period, signed Nemoto-zo. Inlaid in mother of pearl, coral, ivory, and shakudo on a nashiji and kirikane ground and decorated in takamakie and hiramakie lacquer, with silver and cloisonne rim., one
A fine Japanese Tanto. Edo period, circa 1700-1750, with a lacquered and patterned sharkskin hilt, a black lacquered scabbard with 'Gold dust' inclusions, a folded steel blade or hamon, foliage embellished menuki, the removable kozuka with flower and leaf
A Japanese tsuba, Kozuka and a pair of Menuki, the pre World War II era brass naval tsuba with incised rising sun motifs; the kozuka having a double sided decorative copper handle with gold embellishment featuring traditional figures in a boat; the exquisi
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