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similar to 18c Japanese sword TSUBA Shoki & ONI ex St. John University

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1800 item #1389010
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$500.00
Listed Price $625.00
18th century good size Japanese sword iron tsuba with raised and inlaid decoration of Shoki the Demon Queller looking through a round window at a terrified oni (mischievous little demon) hiding under a large woven straw hat, the back of the tsuba showing a large wooden club. Excellent crisp work, superb faces, oni is inlaid with copper, gilding. Came from the Collection of St. John University in Queens, NY, old museum number inside the nakago (central opening for the blade), beautiful patina, wo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1800 item #1387643
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$396.00
Listed Price $495.00
18th century Japanese sword iron tsuba with silver and copper inlays depicting cherry blossoms, flower buds, pine needles, leaves and mushrooms with stems. Excellent piece, delicate design in Japanese taste, fine detailing, gilding, very pleasant feel of age. Signed KYUKAZU and JIKU (alternative reading is Tsuguhisa) on inlaid silver plaques - these are probably signatures of maker (or makers) of the tsuba. Height 3 1/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1387711
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
Late 18th to early 19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba with design a Japanese court hat with cords (appears to be a variation of kanmuri hat) next to multimetal inlays of a water lily and maple branches with leaves, and a riding crop with tassels on the back. Wonderful quality detailed work - see leaf veining and crop textures. Beautiful patina on the plate, very nice feel of age. Height 2 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1387790
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
Late 18th to early 19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba with multimetal inlays depicting the greatest Japanese general Toyotomi Hideyoshi seated under a pine tree as two South Sea Islanders kowtow in front of him. Rare subject, excellent detailing, inlays in various metals, gilding, finely done pine needle clusters. Beautiful patina, great feel of age. Height 2 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1800 item #1406846
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$440.00
Listed Price $550.00
18th century or earlier Soten school Japanese sword iron sukashi tsuba with pierced decoration of four samurai with swords and bows among pine trees by a waterfall. Wonderful early work, great design, powerful piece. Signed, the left side of the inscription reads SOTEN, the right one must be the name of a particular artist. Height 2 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1800 item #1392197
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
18th century Japanese sword iron sukashi tsuba with pierced decoration of six abalone shells, 2 sides presenting back and front views. Great design in Japanese taste, wonderfully rendered shell structures, very pleasant feel of age. Height 3 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1418365
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$236.00
Listed Price $295.00
Late 18th to early century Japanese sword tsuba with relief decoration of all sorts of natural objects, including ginkgo nuts and leaves, pine needles and cones, mushrooms, cherry flowers, maple leaves and acorns. Subtle design in Japanese taste, couple of rust spots on the surface, beautiful patina, very tranquil piece. Height 2 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1406840
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
18th to early 19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba depicting a bird in flight among bamboo stems and leaves with design continuing on the back. Wonderful subject, crisp work with gilding, excellent detailing. Beautiful patina, great feel of age. Height 2 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1387712
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
Late 18th to early 19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba with multimetal inlaid scene of a buffalo grazing under a gnarled weeping willow by a stream, the back showing the stream and distant mountains. Very well designed and made piece with great depiction of the animal, gilded highlights, beautiful patina. Height 2 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1406842
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$380.00
Listed Price $475.00
18th to early 19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba with multimetal inlays depicting a tengu in flight among swirling clouds above city roofs as he carries a stolen jar of oil or sake that he carries in a string, two inlaid inscribed silver plaques. Design continues on the back showing a tall tower and more roofs. Tengu are mythological creatures half men, half birds, usually depicted as goblins, and first-class fighters. Wonderful subject, excellent detailing, inlays in various metals. Beautif...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1406838
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
18th to early 19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba depicting 2 fisherman pulling a large net out of the waters of a bay, pine trees in the background and inlaid golden mon - a samurai family crest. Design continues on the back showing a moored fishing boat, pines and craggy hills in the distance. The crest appears to be solid gold, the samurai family most probably can be identified, nice detailing, beautiful patina, great feel of age. Height 3 1/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1388073
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$440.00
Listed Price $550.00
Late 18th to early 19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba with inlaid decoration of a tiger by clumps of bamboo grass near a waterfall looking up at a dragon in flight among swirling clouds, a Precious Gem in its claws. Very nice pairing of the most powerful Zodiac animals. Wonderful crisp work - see the stripes of the tiger and wisps of flame by dragon’s face. Copper and silver (waterfall) inlays, gilding, very nice feel of age. Height 3 3/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1388068
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
Late 18th to early 19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba depicting a scholar peacefully fishing by a stream under a rock with vines and pine growing on it, design continues on the back showing clumps of bamboo grass. Nicely designed quiet piece with perfectly captured mood, wonderful quality work with silver and gold inlays, in great condition. Height 3 5/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1387997
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$396.00
Listed Price $495.00
Late 18th to early 19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba with multimetal inlays depicting Urashima Taro seated on a beach, an open box in front of him, the back showing his fishing rod and a woven basket. Urashima Tarō was a fisherman who rescued a turtle and was carried on its back to the Dragon Palace beneath the sea where he spent what he thought to be 4 or 5 days, but upon his return to his village he finds himself 300 years in the future. When he opens the box he was told never to open, h...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1387791
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$440.00
Listed Price $550.00
Late 18th to early 19th century iron Japanese sword tsuba with multimetal inlays depicting sennin Bukan Zenshi standing under a rock and waving for his faithful tiger to approach, which the beast seems to be very happy to do, the back showing mountains with pines and a waterfall. Bukan Zenshi (Pu Hsien in Chinese) was a 7th century priest and is usually shown with a tiger as his attendant. Wonderful detailing - see his excellently defined face, fine robe patterns, smug expression on tiger’s fa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1387642
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$396.00
Listed Price $495.00
Late 18th to early 19th century Japanese sword iron tsuba decorated on the front with 3 scholars and an attendant under a pine tree viewing the moon partially obscured by the clouds. There is yet another scholar on the back of the tsuba looking towards the moon as well. Excellent piece with gilding, multimetal (gold, silver and shakudo) inlays and precise detailing - see the incised textile patterns on the golden robe of the scholar on the back. Some wear, overall in excellent condition. Height ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1800 item #1389008
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
18th century Japanese sword iron tsuba with raised and inlaid decoration of a seated tiger scratching its ear by a thick stem of bamboo with leaves. Delightful design, good work, wonderful depiction of the creature, gilded and silvered leaves, very pleasant feel of age. Height 2 15/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1800 item #1387640
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
18th century Japanese sword iron tsuba with pierced decoration of a tiger frolicking by a thick stem of bamboo with leaves, 2 sides presenting back and front views. Delightful design, good work, wonderful face of the creature, gilded highlights, very pleasant feel of age. Height 2 15/16 inches.