shogun armor for sale

Triptych of prints  by Utagawa Yoshikazu (active 1848–1870)Publisher Ningyoya Takichi Lord Kusunoki Defeats the Enemies of the Court (Kusunoki kô chôteki o taiji zu) Edo period (1615-1867)Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper Signed: Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga (on each sheet)一寿斎芳員画Markings:Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Watanabe Print for sale. Price on application. Please include item stock number: alt-1259 

DragonSigned: YoshimasaKyoto, late 18th/early 19th centuryIvory netsuke. Eyes inlaid in ebonyLength: 5.2 cm  The three-clawled dragon is shown with a fierce expression, coiled on the large tama he is protecting with his right forepaw. Yoshimasa was a pupil of the great 18th century Kyoto master Yoshinaga, who was mentioned in the Soken Kisho and from whom he adopted the “yoshi” character. Netsuke by Yoshimasa are rare and they are mostly large and powerful figures of dragons and kirin. Netsuke for sale. Price on application. Please include...

Leather samurai armor, mid Edo period  (1615-1867)
Nerikawa Tosei gusokuLeather samurai armor PERIODLate Edo period (1615-1868), 19th century The armor is entirely made of lacquered nerikawa(leather) except for the iron kote. Nerikawa has always been used when building samurai armor in order to diminish its weight, but it is only during the second half of the Edo period that we find full suits made only with this material. Even the helmet, a very nice momonari kabuto decorated with a slander maedate shaped as three bamboo leaves, is made with leather.Both sode are decorated with a large figure of a flying bat. Its...

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