About us

I started as collector in 2012, my collection was born from my great love and respect for Japanese Art.

My work is driven by the great passion i have for this unique and amazing world and culture.

One of the main purpose as collector is studying to enrich knowledge of the beautiful and amazing Japanese Art.

I’m always busy finding more genuine and interesting items, with limited restorations, and by any means in a way that do not ruin the beauty of the ancient times.

The items coming from my collection are certified by N.B.T.H.K. and N.K.B.K.H.K., and all certificates have been translated in English.

Most of our items have ranks as N.B.T.H.KHozonN.B.T.H.K. Tokubetsu HozonN.B.T.H.K. Jūyō or N.K.B.K.H.K. Kōshu Tokubetsu Kichō Shiryō.

 

I collect only pure and genuine items and I’m always looking for the highest quality.

I also collect sword-replica and ornamental Modern items of Japanese Art.

I trust in honesty and in the philosophy that made the Samurai so famous in the entire world, as a unique elite of warriors that will always be remembered.

 

I’m also in contact with the following professional experts of Japanese Art:

Translation & reserch services for Japanese Art & Antiques:

Mr. Markus Sesko

Sword Polisher: Togishi Massimo Rossi massimo.togishi@libero.it
(Recognized by N.B.T.H.K. as Togishi)
Koshirae Restorer: Mr. Giorgio Movilli info@movilli-blade.com
Translation & reserch services for Japanese Art & Antiques:  Mr. Markus Sesko
Sword Polisher: Togishi Massimo Rossi
(Recognized by N.B.T.H.K. as Togishi)
massimo.togishi@libero.it
Koshirae Restorer: Mr. Giorgio Movilli
info@movilli-blade.com

 

I’m member of N.B.T.H.K. (Nihon Bijutsu Tōken Hozon Kyōkai) N° 00035305 and N.K.B.K.H.K. (Nihon Katchū Bugu Kenkyū Hozon Kai) N° 3636; and I also cooperated with the Italian Branch of N.B.T.H.K. for some Kanshō and borrowed them some swords from my collection to be exhibited for a couple of months at the Scarperia Museum, a beautiful Museum in Tuscany from 13th century.

I also made Donations to the N.B.T.H.K.’s Museum.

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If you are still curious after having looked at the website, do not hesitate to send me an email at: japaneseart.collector@gmail.com.

CERTIFICATE RANKS

N.B.T.H.K.

from 1950’s to 1980’s:

Kichō – “Authentic Work”
Tokubetsu Kichō – “Extraordinary Work”
Kōshu Tokubetsu Kichō – “Special Extraordinary Work Grade A”
Jūyō – “Very Important Work”
Tokubetsu Jūyō – “Extraordinary Important Work”

 

from 1980’s:

Hozon – “Worthy of Preservation”
Tokubetsu Hozon – “Extraordinary Worthy of Preservation”
Jūyō – “Very Important Work”
Tokubetsu Jūyō – “Extraordinary Important Work”

 

N.K.B.K.H.K.

 

Hozon Shiryō – “Worthy of Preservation”
Kichō Shiryō – “Authentic Work”
Tokubetsu Kichō Shiryō – “Extraordinary Work”
Kōshu Tokubetsu Kichō Shiryō – “Special Extraordinary Work Grade A”
Jūyō Bunka Shiryō – “Extraordinary Important Cultural Work”