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Menpo okina Myochin
Okina menpoMid Edo Period (1615-1867Red lacquered samurai armor's mask A red lcquered high level mask, finely embossed with wrinkles all over the face. The mouth is wide open and the long beard resemble those of on aged man. 

Wood netsuke of hare
A wood netsuke of a hareHareBy Masanao, YamadaIse Province, 19th centuryWood netsuke; eyes inlaid in amberSigned: MasanaoLenght: 4.2 cm ProvenanceArlette Katchen collectionLiteratureA. Katchen, Netsuke 7, vol.2, Paris (K. R. Publishers, 2010), p. 141, no. K176 The hare is shown seated, its head raised and turned to the left, its forelegs outstretched and one hind leg forming the himotoshi.Ever present in Japanese folklore, and one of the twelve animals of the zodiac cycle, hares are a common theme for Japanese art. The term usagi can, in fact, be translated as both “rabbit...

Shinshinto wakizashiby Chōunsai TsunatoshiShinshinto, dated 1861Mei: 於江府長寿斉綱俊 - Oite Koufu Chōjusai TsunatoshiUramei: 長運斉是俊 文久元年元月日 - Chounsai Koretoshi / A day of the first month of the first year of Bunkyu (January 1861)Hada: ko-itameHamon: tōran-midare with long sunagashiBoshi: midare-komiNakago: ubu, one mekugiana, kengyo nakagojiri, kattesagari yasurime.Sugata: Shinogi zukuri, tori zori, iori mune, chu kissaki.Nagasa: 39.5 cmSori: 9 mmMotohaba: 29 mmSakihaba: 23 mmMotokasane:  6 mmSakikasane: 4.5 mm The sword is gassaku wakizashi, a collaboration of Tsunatoshi with his son...

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