A large and rare Japanese Edo period tsuba by Ichinomiya Nagastune, rounded oval iron with mixed metals, silver gold floral and bird details under a silver moon. Signed with date, dated 5th May 1781. Dimensions 85 x 8 cm.
Meiji Gunto in Saya the Kashira modelled as a warrior under a cherry blossom tree, the tsuka with brass menuki, the fuchi designed showing a warrior fighting a dragon, & with a heavily pierced tsuba. Condition: good, minor age related wear. Length 90 c
Edo 'Shoki the Demon Queller' tsuba unsigned, with a high relief figure of Shoki the Demon Queller with his Chinese sword looming over a cowering oni by a waterfall, under a cherry blossom tree. Highlighted in gold, silver & copper. Set on a ti
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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