Daishō Tōken Part 3

Koshirae

INFO

Assorted Daishō fittings with motif of shishi lions

Mumei (unsigned): Kyō-Kinkō

Period: Early Edo

N.B.T.H.K. Hozon Certification

In a Fitting box.

It is a modern Koshirae, with ancient complete set of Fittings, made by Mr Giorgio Movilli.

Showed at Scarperia Museum in Tuscany in 2015.

Change currency > ¥ £ $

Description

A rare complete set of Daishō fittings with motif of shishi lions.

Daishō-tsuba: shakudō with nanako ground, takabori, gold and silver iroe, kaku-mimi ko-niku.

Daishō-fuchigashira: shakudō with nanako ground, takabori, gold and silver iroe.

Kozuka and kōgai: shakudō with nanako ground, takabori, gold and silver iroe.

Daishō-menuki: suaka, katachibori, gilded via kinkise.

Kyō-Kinkō is a term used to designate the craftsmen who lived and worked in the area around the ancient capital of Japan, Kyōto.

The Daishō was exhibited at Scarperia Museum in Tuscany for two months in 2015:

http://www.intk-token.it/mostra-token-le-lame-dei-samurai-arte-e-tecnica-della-forgiatura-in-giappone/