A Fantastic Quality Shinto Samurai 'Art Sword' Wakazashi Circa 1650. Mounted with stunning orginal Edo Soten mounts in bronze and pure gold, decorated on a theme of warring samurai. The sword has a kodzuka of amazing quality, carved in bronze and gold, fully matching the samurai theme, with a signed blade. The habaki is cat scratch decorated and in silver.
Japanese Naginata: Basically, it's a massive Knife of a Stick! This style was originally designed to disembowel horses in cases of mounted calvary assault. Longer versions were the primary weapon of female samurai!
Japanese katana with ornate and impressive elephant ivory mounts The edo period katana set in elaborately carved ivory handle showing buddhist figures among swirling clouds and scrollwork, with partial openwork ivory tsuba; the scabbard similarly carved and with two ring handles. overall length: 46 inches
A copper and sentoku tsuba Edo period (19th century), after Iwamoto Konkan / Designed as a snake entwined around a skull, the serpent carved in the round and the teeth highlighted in silver overlay, inscribed Konkan