shogun armor for sale

Mino Ware, Oribe StyleA green glazed stoneware Oribe footed square serving dish decorated with iron wash grape leaves and geometric patternsMomoyama to Edo period, Early 17th century 20 by 18 by 5.7 cm With a tactile surface texture decorated with an asymmetrical design painted between green-glazed areas, this dish is a typical example of Green Oribe (ao-oribe) ware. The glaze fired to a vivid color flows down to the side walls pooling in rich, deep green lakes at the bottom on two opposite corners and the white strip in between is decorated in a brown iron wash with grape branches...

A rare letter box (fubako) decorated with playing cards
A rare letter box (fubako) decorated with playing cardsEarly Edo period, 17th century21.5 x 7 x 4 cmThe antique rectangular box and cover decorated in gold and silver takamaki-e [high relief lacquer] on a nashiji ground with scattered Unsun Karuta [Japanese playing cards in Portuguese style] depicting various designs in Nanban style.The antique Portuguese 48-card deck arrived in Japan in the mid-16th century, supposedly brought by Francis Xavier. It had 4 suits - cups, swords, coins, and clubs - said to represent the four classes of medieval Europe: priests, knights, merchants, and peasants....

Osafune Nagamori
A Soden-Bizen katanaOsafune Nagamori PERIODNanbokucho period, circa 1360CERTIFICATENBTHK 59 Juyo Token (Important Sword)NAGASA69.5 cmMOTOHABA2.9 cmSAKIHABA2.1 cmSORI1.8 cmSUGATA [configuration]: shinogi-zukuri, tori-zori, iori-mune, enlongated chu-kissaki (3.9 cm)KITAE [forging pattern]: itame mixed with mokume, plenty of small jinie and chikei, pale utsuriHAMON [tempering pattern]: wider on the upper half; koshi-no-hirata mixed with fukushiki-o-gunome and choji gunome; ashi,  yo...

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