Made in Canton, China, for the Japanese market.
Chinese work for the Japanese market.
Of pierced iron, elaborately cut with lotus petal border.
Canton work for the Japanese market, with 28 metal balls in separate compartments.
A very rare Chinese saber guard dating from the height of the Qing dynasty.
In the style of northern work of the 16th and 17th centuries
A fine and unusually large tsuba. Attributed to Hizen by the NBTHK.
With the swirling arabesque motifs that are typical for this period.