Iron chopsticks that combine as a kogai, with silver inlaid Paulownia mon.
A Japanese style sword guard made in 17th century Nagasaki Chinatown.
A rare 17th-century sword guard made of foreign steel.
A Japanese sword guard with the cross of the House of Aviz.
A beautiful signed Japanese ferrule and pommel plate.
The work nice and crisp, the execution has a naturalistic charm to it.
A classic Japanese ship tsuba with a motif called “kazeh
What are today known as "Ezo fittings" are a style of Japanese sword mount
A fairly unusual piece, of eight-lobed design.
An interesting little sword guard, of fairly simple form w
Private collection. Not for sale.
The Japanese kusarigama is a variation of the gama, a scythe-like weapon that
A Japanese volume from the 唐土訓蒙圖彚 or "Illustrated Encyclopedia of Things Ch
Nanban kozuka are extremely rare, and this is a particularly fine example.
A purely Chinese guard and not a very ornate one, converted for Japanese use.
An iron openwork guard two dragons chasing a flaming pearl.
A near round tsuba with beaded rim depicting two dragons in vegetal scrollwork.
A rather good example of a Japanese-made nanban tsuba.