Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
Made of iron, shaped as a gourd, with silver overlay.
A robust and heavy example, crafted with care.
Forged iron, swiveled stirrups with an entirely beaded frame and openwork platforms.
Made of solid silver, in Qing court style. With 19th-century European import marks.
Made in the 16th century, for the warrior monks of the Hozo-in temple in Nara.
Silk horse mask from the Xianbei ruled dynasty which ruled northern China from 386 to 534 A.D.