Gaigin's Japanese Art Swords


 

Brass Inlay Tsuba

Onin tsuba very fine iron plate, blue/purple patina, with simple sukashi design highlighted with brass inlay depicting a constellation.  This is a very typical Onin work and design, with very fine iron in the plate from the early to mid Muromachi period. 


 

Iron KoKatchushi plate, with Chinese style nunome decoration in gold/silver likely made for the export market to China, early Muromachi period.


 

Iron KoKatchushi plate, with Namban style decorations in gold, Momoyama period.


Iron KoKatchushi plate, with Onin decoration, early Muromachi period.


Iron plate, with Onin decorations of flowers and branches, early Muromachi period 


Iron plate, with Heianjo Zogan decorations of flowers and branches, mid Muromachi period 


Iron plate, with Heianjo Zogan decorations of flowers and branches, mid Muromachi period 


 

Yoshiro school work "mon sukashi" Momoyama period.


 

Yoshiro school work "mon sukashi" Momoyama period.