Other Misc.

  • Japanese Helment (Kabuto).
Myochin Suji Kabuto. Edo Period. 
Constructed of 62 plates and lacquered russet brown. The crown is decorated with four state spacers (Tehen Kanamono) of gilt copper. The bowl is fitted with a four plate shikoro with bluish green lacing. The sides of the bowl are decorated with dark blue doe-skin (Fukigaeshi). The maedate is a round copper ornament. The mempo is in two sections with a removable nose plate with a stiff bristle mustache. The mask is a lacquered russet brown with ishime finish. The throat guard (Yodarekake) is five plated with blue lacing. This kabuto is signed: Nobu Yoshi. Display stand included.

    Japanese Helment (Kabuto) (MGJ746)

    $4,750.00

    Japanese Helment (Kabuto). Myochin Suji Kabuto. Edo Period. Constructed of 62 plates and lacquered russet brown. The crown is decorated with four state spacers (Tehen Kanamono) of gilt copper. The bowl is fitted with a four...

  • Japanese Helment (Kabuto).
Saotome School Suji Kabuto.
Edo Period.
Constructed of 62 russet iron plates with standing ridges. The crown is decorated with five layered spacers (Tehen Kunamoto) of shakudo, copper and silver. The sides of the bowl have brackets for holding ornaments (Wakida). The bowl is fitted with a four plate shikoro (neck protector) with tan lacing. The frontal ornament (maedate) is a comma shaped design called tomoe used by clans from early times. The black lacquered mempo has gold trim with four plates with brown and beige lacing. The kabuto is signed: Saotome Iye Toshi. Display stand included.

    Japanese Helment (Kabuto) (MGJ745)

    $5,500.00

    Japanese Helment (Kabuto). Saotome School Suji Kabuto. Edo Period. Constructed of 62 russet iron plates with standing ridges. The crown is decorated with five layered spacers (Tehen Kunamoto) of shakudo, copper and silver...

  • A large nuingbu do (Cuirass) constructed of leather scales done in ox blood colored lacquer with dark blue lacing accented by white and black mixed lacing. Edo period with armor chest. Chest is bound in old iron strapping. Doe skin edged brocaded collar.

    Large Nuingbu Do (Cuirass) (MGJ744)

    $2,500.00

    A large nuingbu do (Cuirass) constructed of leather scales done in ox blood colored lacquer with dark blue lacing accented by white and black mixed lacing. Edo period with armor chest. Chest is bound in old iron strapping...

  • Shakudo Ishime Ground. High relief village scene with tall trees with gold, copper, and silver and shakudo highlights. Unsigned.

    Shakudo Ishime Ground (MGJ722)

    $495.00

    Shakudo Ishime Ground. High relief village scene with tall trees with gold, copper, and silver and shakudo highlights. Unsigned.

  • Japanese Sword Stand for Dai-Sho. Scene depicts an encampment with curtains in various designs separating the palanquins. Beautiful lacquer work. Some edges in black need touch up. Very impressive dai-sho stand.       $1250.00

    Japanese Sword Stand for Dai-Sho (MGJ719)

    $1,250.00

    Japanese Sword Stand for Dai-Sho. Scene depicts an encampment with curtains in various designs separating the palanquins. Beautiful lacquer work. Some edges in black need touch up. Very impressive dai-sho stand. $1250...

  • Abumi or Japanese Stirrups. Unrestored stirrups. Shakudo dot pattern of varying size. Shows actual wear from Shinto period.

    Abumi or Japanese Stirrups (MGJ718)

    $950.00

    Abumi or Japanese Stirrups. Unrestored stirrups. Shakudo dot pattern of varying size. Shows actual wear from Shinto period.

  • Japanese Sword Stand. Meiji period. Floral pattern mixed with geometric patterns of flowers. All done in varying shades of gold. Three position sword stand.

    Japanese Sword Stand (MGJ717)

    $750.00

    Japanese Sword Stand. Meiji period. Floral pattern mixed with geometric patterns of flowers. All done in varying shades of gold. Three position sword stand.

  • Japanese Sword Stand. Shinshinto period. Brown, red, and black dusted lacquer jardiniers containing plants with long fronds with birds circling the jardiniers. Three position stand.

    Japanese Sword Stand (MGJ716)

    $450.00

    Japanese Sword Stand. Shinshinto period. Brown, red, and black dusted lacquer jardiniers containing plants with long fronds with birds circling the jardiniers. Three position stand.

  • Kinko Kodzuka. Polished copper ground. Shakudo robed figure with silver highlights carrying gold lantern. Shakudo bird in flight with gold eye and foot. Reverse has polished shakudo ground. 
Signed with Kao. Most interesting artistic layout with the figure on shakudo ground that wraps around and continues up the reverse.

    Kinko Kodzuka (MGJ690)

    $650.00

    Kinko Kodzuka. Polished copper ground. Shakudo robed figure with silver highlights carrying gold lantern. Shakudo bird in flight with gold eye and foot. Reverse has polished shakudo ground. Signed with Kao. Most interesting...

  • Kinko Kodzuka. Polished Shibuichi ground depicting a clouded moon in silver with a silver rabbit with a shakudo shadow!! Reverse is reeds in the wind.

    Kinko Kodzuka (MGJ689)

    $575.00

    Kinko Kodzuka. Polished Shibuichi ground depicting a clouded moon in silver with a silver rabbit with a shakudo shadow!! Reverse is reeds in the wind.

  • Polished Shibuichi Ground. Insert has nanako ground with shakudo crab with silver stream. Unsigned.
Reverse is decorated with alternating squares of silver and shakudo. Note: checkerboard pattern is separated from the shakudo by a diagonal line of some type of Mokume Matrix.

    Polished Shibuichi Ground (MGJ687)

    $575.00

    Polished Shibuichi Ground. Insert has nanako ground with shakudo crab with silver stream. Unsigned. Reverse is decorated with alternating squares of silver and shakudo. Note: checkerboard pattern is separated from the...

  • Kinko Kozuka.
Shakudo nanako ground. Artist or scribe with brushes in copper, shakudo, silver and gold. Signed: Mitsu Toshi with Kao.

    Kinko Kozuka (MGJ680)

    $475.00

    Kinko Kozuka. Shakudo nanako ground. Artist or scribe with brushes in copper, shakudo, silver and gold. Signed: Mitsu Toshi with Kao.

  • A Koduka and Two Sets of Wari Kogai (MGJ675)

    A Koduka and Two Sets of Wari Kogai (MGJ675)

    $800.00

    A Koduka and Two Sets of Wari Kogai. 19th century (Edo) decorated with alternating squares of silver and shakudo inlays. Kodzuka has N.T.H.K. certificate (1979). Minor dent on reverse.

  • Copper Nanako Ground. Reverse is polished shakudo prayer bell with gold highlights. Silver paper prayer suspended from bell. Included is N.B.T.H.K. certificate from 1974. Unsigned.

    Copper Nanako Ground (MGJ658)

    $775.00

    Copper Nanako Ground. Reverse is polished shakudo prayer bell with gold highlights. Silver paper prayer suspended from bell. Included is N.B.T.H.K. certificate from 1974. Unsigned.

  • Japanese Letter Opener. Meiji period. Depicting 2 monkeys carrying basket of fruit while climbing a tree, all the while restraining a third monkey from climbing the same tree. Mixed metal with copper, brass, gold, and silver. Overall length is 12”.

    Japanese Letter Opener (J407)

    $245.00

    Japanese Letter Opener. Meiji period. Depicting 2 monkeys carrying basket of fruit while climbing a tree, all the while restraining a third monkey from climbing the same tree. Mixed metal with copper, brass, gold, and silver...

  • Japanese Letter Opener (J406)

    Japanese Letter Opener (J406)

    $225.00

    Japanese Letter Opener. Meiji period. Unsigned. Blade is a running vine with leaves and fruit. Handle is a basket of flowers on a basket weave background with a dragonfly circling overhead. Reverse is of a butterfly in high...

  • Japanese Letter Opener. Meiji period very fine work. Mythological figure holding bell striker with tiara mou overhead. Signed. On reverse is bats, lightning bolts and clouds. Overall length is 11”. Produced by former sword fitting makers after Haitorei Edict of 1876 forbidding the wearing of samurai swords. Mixed metal is copper and brass.

    Japanese Letter Opener (J405)

    $249.50

    Japanese Letter Opener. Meiji period very fine work. Mythological figure holding bell striker with tiara mou overhead. Signed. On reverse is bats, lightning bolts and clouds. Overall length is 11”. Produced by former...