replica samurai armor

TessenFighting fanMid Edo Period (1615 - 1867), Iron, paper with silver-leaf and bamboo.Menhari-gata (opening fan), sensu-gata (enlongated shape)Lenght: 33 cm. - Width open: 54.5 cm.Iron fan with an elegant shape, with nine bamboo ribs.Customarily carried in the hands or tucked in the obi (belt), the folding fan  played a significant role in Japanese etiquette, especially on formal occasions, and was rarely ever out of a samurai's possession. Perhaps because it was considered such an ordinary item, it was easily employed as a suitable side arm with only minor modifications....

Otagaki Rengestu and Wada GozanWinter landscapePainting by Wada Gozan (1800-1870)Poem by Otagaki Rengestu (1791 - 1875)Ink on paper 99,5 x 30 cm The poem reads: But for the footprintsof a fox who howledthrough the nightthere are no shadowsa snowy mountain village. This artwork and words combine to transport us in this quiet winter scene of a mountain village.The painting style is delicate and refined. Of particular beauty are the firs, the only element that contrasts with the white snow, that dominate the scene from above; They are used with a technique that involves the...

Suzuribako
School of Ogawa Haritsu (1663-1747)Wooden suzuribako decorated with lacquer, lead, ceramic and raden insertsSigned: Kan saku, with the artist’s seal “Kan”19.5 cm x 23 cm x 4cmThis antique wooden writing box is decorated with an oi, the traditional yamabushi backpack, lying under a maple tree between different flowers. The interior is decorated with another maple tree from which comes out a young deer. Some of the leaves of both the trees are in different materials such as porcelain and raden, giving to the composition a great...

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