With a golden damascened lock of the Indo-Portuguese type.
The only set of its type known to me in both private and museum collections.
With the swirling arabesque motifs that are typical for this period.
A fine and unusually large tsuba. Attributed to Hizen by the NBTHK.
In the style of northern work of the 16th and 17th centuries
Very good example with a finely carved warrior scene.
A masterpiece of the genre. The Yagami school were excellent carvers of iron.
Unusual tsuba with foreign figures and Chinese auspicious symbols.
Japanese sword guard depicting three wise monkeys conveying the message see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil.
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.
Of pierced iron, elaborately cut with lotus petal border.
Chinese work for the Japanese market.
Made in Canton, China, for the Japanese market.
Very finely carved with designs reminiscent of export wares.
Very delicate work with carved guardian lions.
Pierced and chiseled showing an 18th century European vessel.
A peculiar tsuba with a depiction of Bodhidharma and two dragon chasing a pearl.
A by-knife for a Japanese sword, with a hilt shaped like a sword tang.
One of his classic designs, signed by the maker.
Executed in "nanban style" openwork with chiseled and gold-encrusted peonies.
Carved out of copper alloy with details highlighted in gold.