Mid Edo Period (1615-1867)
Lacquered wood with golden paper
Lenght: 40 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, some others hung with a small rope. In this case it is decorated with golden paper, hung with a rope to the stick.
Price: 1600 €
Saihai for sale. Please include item stock number: alt-1439
Inventory Nr: 1439