Latest two tsuba for restoration. The first is a nigurome tsuba by Goto Mitsuharu, the second son of Goto Renjo the 10th master of Goto main line. Although Mitsuharu wasn’t a top master his work is not low quality at… Read More
The plovers are migratory birds traveling through Japan on Spring and Autumn. Usually are depicted together with waves, rivers, sea banks or fisherman’s nets. They are symbol of persistence and overcoming of obstructions, because they need overcome high waves and… Read More
SOLD Seemengly just vegetable but it is more behind them. I asked my Japanese friend a netsuke carver Shikamasa to explain more the motif and here are his words: The eggplants are so popular motive for sword fitting. A eggplatnt/茄子… Read More
The complete silver efu tachi set. The koshirae will be completed in Japan by Japnese craftsmen so nakago ana are just pre-cut. This efu tachi style tsuba is called shitogi. There will follow other decorative parts within following months.
Menuki in form of ancient magatama menuki.