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TessenFighting fanMid Edo Period (1615 - 1867), Iron, paper with silver-leaf and bamboo.Menhari-gata (opening fan), sensu-gata (enlongated shape)Lenght: 33 cm. - Width open: 54.5 cm.Iron fan with an elegant shape, with nine bamboo ribs.Customarily carried in the hands or tucked in the obi (belt), the folding fan  played a significant role in Japanese etiquette, especially on formal occasions, and was rarely ever out of a samurai's possession. Perhaps because it was considered such an ordinary item, it was easily employed as a suitable side arm with only minor modifications....

Katana in ito-no-maki koshiraeA Odawara Soshu samurai sword attributed to Yasuharu  Provenance:W. A. Compton CollectionDATEMuromachi Period, circa 1540-50NAGASA [length]: 74.8 cmMOTOHABA [bottom width]: 3.1 cmSAKIHABA[top width]: 2.1 cmSORI [curvature]: 1.2 cmSUGATA [configuration]: shinogi-zukuri, iori-mune, koshi-zori curvature with chu-kissakiKITAE [forging pattern]: very compact ko-itameHAMON[temper line]: flamboyant and wide choji midare with nie; extensive hitatsura and some muneyakiBOSHI [point temper line]: hakikake with o-maru; long kaeriNAKAGO...

Kamisaka Sekka (1866 - 1942)Late 19th-first half of the 20th centuryPainting with fan, Moon and Plume GrassFan-leaf mounted as a kakejiku (hanging scroll), ink, colors, and gold wash on paper, depicting a stand of susuki (plume grass) against the moon, ivory jikuSigned: Sekka 雪佳 with seal Seisei 青々Mounting: 143.5 x 68.8 cm Painting: 53 x 17.4 cm Provenance:Patricia Milne-Henderson CollectionHosomi Museum, KyotoLitterature:Kamisaka Sekka: Rimpa Master - Pioneer of Moder Design,  Kyoto 2003, p.117 n. 48Painter and designer, Kamisaka Sekka has been one of the most important...

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