Gaigin's Japanese Art Swords


 

 

 

An early example of Heianjo Zogan daisho tsuba from the Momoyama period.


 

An early example of Heianjo Zogan daisho tsuba from the early Edo period.


Large, powerful Choshu sukashi tsuba, nicely forged sand iron plate with iron bones 


 

Heianjo Zogan daisho tsuba from the mid Muromachi period.  A very fine early example of a signed and important work.


 

A very fine early example of Heianjo Zogan daisho tsuba from the Momoyama period.  This set was never mounted as it show no wear and I think was used as a gift.


  

This is a very fine pair of signed Soten tsuba of the best quality produced by the master of this prolific school of artists.  This style was very popular and imitated extensively, mid Edo period.