The Kura - Japanese Art Treasures
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1219883 (stock #MOR4337)
The Kura
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A spectacular late Edo period Koshirae for a short blade decorated with kiri-gane gold, mother of pearl, silver, nashiji and maki-e crests representing the heraldry of the Edo Shogunate. The Mitsuba-Aoi (three hollyhock) crest of the Tokugawa family adorn the Nashiji cased body. The Tsuka handle, Kurikata tie point, Tsukigashira, and Kojiri (both ends of the scabbard) are decorated with minutely detailed flowers in mother of pearl scattered in fields of genuine Kiri-gane gold...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1800 item #1219099 (stock #ALR4332)
The Kura
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Silver canines gleam menacingly in the corners of the mouth of this terrifying Edo period sabiji-nuri iron Menpo face mask. It has a three lame nodokake also with sabiji-nuri, laced with tight blue chord. The mustache is a bit ragged and there are typical chips around the edges from use.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1218642 (stock #ALR4331)
The Kura
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A conical Jingasa battle hat 6-1/2 inches (16.5 cm) high, 14-1/2 inches (37 cm) diameter entirely gilded outside with genuine gold. Inside is lacquered black and retains the tie holds for the liner. There is some writing within, and a maru-ichi crest. There is damage to the peak and edges, but is quite impressive looking, and was likely used by the immediate vanguard of the Daimyo. One of two variations we have, they are from Omi province, just outside of Kyoto in old Japan.