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Suji-bachi kabuto
28-plate sabi-ji iron samurai helmet DATELate Edo period 1615 - 1867), 19th centuryARTISTMyochin schoolMEDIUMSabi-ji ironFIRMABoth helmet and mask signed “Muneharu” with kao The helmet with an elegant shape and hammered rivets on view, with a rare construction called “double shell”. With this technique, each plate is in fact strongly curved but then flatten under the next one. As a result, the bowl is ribbed from the outside but completely flat inside and the surface is contracted everywhere by a double layer of iron with...

NantemboNanten staff, (Nakahara, 1839-1925)Dated 1912, ink on paperOriginal wooden box, tomobako, signed by Nantembo himself133 x 33 cm (mount 193 x 35)“If you answer, Nantenbo, if you do not answer Nantenbo " The artist monk Nantenbo was a Japanese zen master. His artist’s name Nantenbo is a combination of the name of the shrub and the word for staff :Nantenbo made himself a staff from a a branch of nandina and used it to prod his students toward making progress. His nickname thus embodied his sternness, his unbending behavior. In the center of the painting is...

Akoda-nari suji-bachi Unkai Mitsutane
16 plates akoda-nari suji-bachiSigned: Unkai Mitsusada deishi Mitsutane Edo period (1615-1867), circa 1780 Literature:- Sasama Y., Shin Kacchushi Meikan, 2000, pag. 212- Sasama Y., Katchu kantei hikkei, 1992, cat. 421- Sasama Y., Kacchushi Meikan, 1975, pag. 206- Sasama Y., Nihon no mei kabuto (Famous Japanese Helmets), vol. 3, 1972, pp. 158-159 Native to Kaga (Kanazawa), Fukuda Mitsutane in an armorer from the Unkai school, smiths in service of the Maeda clan, the richest Japanese family second only to the Shogun's. As in this...

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