Size: (left Menuki) wide 3,1 cm, top 1,5 cm (right Menuki) wide 3,0 cm, top 1,6 cm
Attachment: NBTHK Hozon paper Mumei Goto
Price 300,000 JPY
There were the Last culture Renaissance at the end of Bakumatsu and Meiji period of Japan, such as the master Kiyomaro sword smith, Kano Natsuo for Kinko, Syoami Katsuyoshi for Kinko from Okayama, and this master Henmi Yoshitaka also from Okayama Bizen. Those masters are the legend for our last Japanese culture. and this ...
Very simple design and typical style of this Mempo shows the age of the end of Edo period when we have struggle to open the country to overseas. we can say the last Samurais died a lot to save the pure Japanese culture and country.
Price 120,000 JPY
Tall nose and very good shape of Uchidashi Mempo has old enough, and Hiodoshi (the red color of Odoshi Ito) with Tetsu (iron) Kiritsuke Kozane of Shitatare helps to look this mempo elegant and simple which means the best Samurai item for war time.
Price 150,000 JPY
I hope all the sword collector would have a great summer in this year. I will be in San Francisco Sword Show on Aug 1st. Please enjoy to love the great Art piece of Japanese culture and history.
The picture is at Chion-in temple at Higashiyama District of Kyoto
Best Regard to all sword collectors. The pictures are from Heian Jingu near my shop at Kyoto. This is the best season to enjoy Kyoto.
this is the antique item of baton of command, when Daimyo made the decision of war strategy. The metal fittings made of Syakudou with gold Iroe, and Saihai parts made of Washi (Japanese traditional paper). good item with Samurai Armor.
Age: The end of Edo
Price: 150,000 JPY