sengoku period armor

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...

TantoUda schoolDATEMuromachi period (1336-1573)CERTIFICATENBTHK HozonNAGASA26.4 cmMOTOHABA2.6 cmMOTOKASANE2 mmPRICE1.800 € SUGATA [configuration]: Uchizori, hira-zukuri, iori-muneKITAE [forging pattern]: itame hada mixed with mokumeHAMON [tempering pattern]: notare midare in nie-deki with abundant sunagashi, inazuma, yo, hotsure and other activitiesBOSHI [point]: komaruNAKAGO [tang]: ubu; three mekugi-anaHORIMONO [carving]: suken on one side and koshi-bi on the other. The Uda School is traditionally considered to have been...

Ressei menpōHalf mask for samurai armor with a fierce expression DATEMid Edo period (1615 - 1867)  18th centuryARTISTMyōchin school A good russet embossed iron mask of me no shita men (half face) type.Even if the mask in unsigned, the type and the features suggest a smith from the Myochin school. INVENTORY NR: men-1191Item for sale. Price on application.    

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