samurai helmet for sale

Early Edo period, 17th centuryWooden basin with ear-shaped handles decorated with hiramaki-e lacquer and gold and silver kirigane on a nashi-ji ground32 x 27 x 15 cm  The large and thick antique wooden basin is completely lacquered in nashiji gold, with cranes flying among pines, bamboo and orange trees. The overall design and the gilt metal fittings include also the umebachi family crest, in the variation used by the Maeda clan. The designs on the lacquered surface and on the fittings are both typical of the early part of the Edo...

 Commander batonMid Edo Period (1615-1867)Wood with silvered-copper mounts and paperLength: 82 cm Born as a tool to control the troops, the saihai changed his function during the Edo period and became an accessory to wear with the armor as a symbol of power.The saihai's final can be in different materials; sometimes is applied directly to the stick, as in this case while some other time it hangs to a small rope. This saihai of uncommon large size and horizontal shape is inspired by western scepters. The baton is fitted with silvered applications representing some butterflies. A...

An ivory netsuke of a recumbent hare
An ivory netsuke of a recumbent hareEarly 19th centuryLenght: 5.4 cm  Published: A. Katchen, Netsuke 7, Paris (K. R. Publishers, 2010), vol. 1, p. 231, no. K174. Lying with its head lowered to rest on its forepaws, its ears drawn back for compactness, the eyes are inlaid in dark horn.Inscribed on an inlaid silver reserve: Minkoku. Netsuke for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: net-1233 

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