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Accessories

A samurai would often have, when wearing his armor, some accouterments which could indicate his role of leader, such as a scepter or a war-fan, or which were accessories to his armaments, such as a quiver, a sword holder, or a gunpowder flask. These items were generally quite simple but high-rank samurai would have fine items made for their equipment, using lacquer and metal decorations.

The following samurai accessories are currently for sale:

 



War fan, Edo period, 19th century
Fighting fan, Edo Period (1615 - 1867)
Samurai open quiver, mid Edo period, 17th-18th century
War fan Edo period, 18th century
Wooden sword stand decorated with lacquer
Chamfron shaped as a dragon’s head, Momoyama period, 17th century
A small lacquered tosei gusoku, Edo period, 19th century
A large maki-e lacquered powder-flask, Edo period, 19th century

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