samurai tsuba

Ressei menpōSamurai maskMid Edo period (1615-1867)Signed under the cin : Myochin Munehisa  A russet embossed iron mask of me no shita men (half face) type.The expression is fierce (ressei) and the dark patina emphasizes this feature.  Sku: men-1228

 evira Faretra da samurai Metà del periodo Edo, 17º-18º secolo
EbiraSamurai open quiverMid Edo period, 17th-18th centuryHeight: 35 cm This black lacquered antique ebira is decorated on the front side with a gold lacquer family crest (kamon) with ishidatami (paving stone) design. High quality level engraved metal kanamono have been applied to decorate and protect all corners and borders.The back side is covered with stenciled dear skin and a belt made of same leather is tied to the sides.Ebira for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: acc-1466   

Gunbai Uchiwa  Ventaglio da battaglia
Gunbai UchiwaWar fan Muromachi to Momoyama period, 16th centuryLacquered wood and bamboo, 46 x 21 cmLenght: 50 cm The various implements used by samurai commanders to signal orders on the batter field or to direct troop movements were referred to as jineigu. Among them, the gunbai uchiwa, a fixed fan, was the equipment that was used by generals and daimyō and hence became a symbol of power.Early gunbai were rather simple, with sober decoration. This one, as most of those from the Muromachi period, has a rather small flat area and a long bamboo handle in order to be easily used on...

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