The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1337653
The Zentner Collection
$650.00
Antique Japanese tsuba (hand guard for a samurai sword). Made of bronze in the form of bending grain and leaves inlaid with gold details.
Meiji Period (1868 -1912) Size: 2 3/8" long x 1 7/8" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1335594
The Zentner Collection
$550.00
Antique Japanese iron tsuba. Used as a sword fitting where the blade meets the handle. Designed to protect the hands of the Warrior. Unusual three dimensional rippling wave/cloud patterns. Hand forged to look like natural wood graining. Includes padded storage box. Edo period (1615-1868) Size: 3.25" x 3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1920 item #1334490
The Zentner Collection
$8,500.00
Antique Japanese matching Katana (long) and Wakazashi (short) swords, from the Shinto Period (1579-1763). Both swords have a beautiful dark brown patina on the tang with visible laminar construction on the blades. The blades have been fully polished and have paper work from the NBRHK in Japan. Each sword comes with a matching bag for protection. Wonderful details including side knives and menuki. The tsuba on the Wakizashi is shakudo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1331979
The Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Japanese jingasa helmet, made of iron panels and lacquered black. The inside is lacquered red. On the front is a large ume (plum blossom) mon (family crest) belonging to the esteemed Maeda Family. The fact that this helmet, worn by a foot soldier, is made all of iron attests to the wealth and power of the Maeda clan. It is more than likely that this particular helmet was worn in battle. All original lacquer and patina. Edo Period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1328090
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SOLD
Japanese antique tsuba (hand guard for a samurai sword), cast all of iron. The motif appears to be a combination of two kamon (family crests); one being the inside part of a mokko crest and the other the swirling comma shaped arms of a tomoe or mitsudomoe (Shinto) mon. The resulting design is an open work of elegant lines. Edo Period. Size: 3 1/8" wide diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1328088
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Antique Japanese tsuba (hand guard for a samurai sword), made all of iron and cast in the form of a daikon raddish. The leafy tops of the daikon are highly raised and the raddish root itself twists around becoming the circular rounded edge of the tsuba. Wonderful three dimensional quality. Edo Period. Size: 3" wide diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1326900
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SOLD
Rare Japanese gusoku bitsu (carrying box for samurai armor). Made of kiri (paulownia) wood and lacquered red and black. Unusual curved form. Leather shoulder straps for carrying. Iron hardware. Top lifts off. Decorated with the mon (crest) of the Oyamada Samurai clan. Edo Period (circa 1800's) Size: 28" high x 15" wide x 16 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1318939
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Tombo Eboshi-Nari Okegawa Do Gushoku, a rare and wonderful Japanese antique suit of armor: Eboshi helmet (represents one who has attained manhood distinguished by an Original dragonfly (tombo meadate) carved of wood and lacquered gold. It is original to the suit of armor and it represents perseverance and transformation. The half mask or monkey form (saru bo) covers only the jaw portion of the face...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1920 item #1313908
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$650.00
Antique Japanese menuki of a snarling fu dog's head over gilt flowing "fabric", made with gold ,silver, shakudo,copper and bronze.. Menuki are one of many components to a Japanese sword, mounted as an ornament on the tsuka (handle). They are believed by some to secure the swordsman's grip. Size: 1.75" long, .5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1920 item #1310950
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$150.00
Antique Japanese bronze Shakudo (mixture of Gold and Copper) menuki of a fu dog with signature engraved on its backside. Menuki are one of many components to a Japanese sword, mounted as an ornament on the tsuka (handle). They are believed by some to secure the swordsman's grip. Size: 1 1/4" Long x .5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1920 item #1260569
The Zentner Collection
$475.00
Antique Japanese iron tsuba or hand guard for a sword, in a mokko or melon shape, decorated with motifs of thin tree branches with plums and blossoms, with silver and Shokudo inlay, and an engraved sun in the top corner. The backside has a small cluster of plums inlaid with silver. Size: 3" height, 2.75" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1920 item #1260568
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$750.00
Antique Japanese iron tsuba, or hand guard for a sword. It has an oval shape with raised motif of gold inlay bamboo shoots and leaves crossing in from the outer edges. Its backside has a single bunch of gold inlay leaves peeking in from the bottom. Size: 2.75" height, 2.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1245922
The Zentner Collection
$750.00
An antique Japanese iron tsuba decorated with motifs of autumn grasses, such as chrysanthemums and a bellflower and suzumushi crickets. The base is done similar to a tsuchime-ji base. Size: Diameter 3.25" height 0.2" Age: 19th century
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1245920
The Zentner Collection
$750.00
A small antique Japanese iron tsuba decorated with motifs of cherry blossoms blown in the wind. The tsuba is decorated in a way where on one side is a branch of the cherry blossoms and the other side is the flowers scattered on the ground. The flowers are done in a shakudo style technique. Size: Diameter 2.75" Height 0.2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1245918
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$950.00
An antique Japanese tsuba done in a fluted style. The tsuba is inlayed with different copper, gold, and silver colored metals done in the zogan and shakudo styles. The image is depicting the famous scene from the Tales of Ise known as Azuma Kudari where Ariwara no Narihira goes to the East and sees Mt. Fuji. Size: Diameter 2.5" Height 0.2" Age: 19th century
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1209856
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SOLD
Antique Japanese lacquered samurai sword stand,holds five swords. The stand is simply done in black lacquer with gold paintings on the front and back panels. The bridge of the stand is decorated with a view of Mount Fuji divided into two sections. One side shows Mount Fuji with a dragon ascending the peak of the mountain. The other side shows the foothills of mount Fuji with a view of the bay of Tago (Tago no Ura). Age: 19th century. Size: length: 19.5" width 7.5" height: 19"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1209845
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$4,000.00
An elaborately decorated lacquered sword stand. The stand is made into a small chest with three drawers. The chest is decorated with motifs of plums, a phoenix, and a Chinese style landscape with inlaid embellishments. The interior of the drawers is done in nashiji or pear skin makie. Age: 18th/19th century. Size: length: 19.75" width: 9.5" height 20"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1206785
The Zentner Collection
$1,250.00
A set of sword fittings compromising of a tsuba, pair of menuki, and fuchigashira. The menuki is chiseled in the katagiri style on shakudo with gold iroe embellishments. The fuchigashira are done in polished shibuichi bronze. The set comes with a special kiri box with purple chirimen silk to store the set. Age: Late Edo Period. Comes with original purchase paperwork. Size: (tsuba) length 2.78" width 2.55"