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similar to 19c sentoku Japanese sword KOZUKA birds by stream

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1392199
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$236.00
Listed Price $295.00
Early 19th century Japanese sword knife (kozuka) handle made of sentoku (alloy consisting of copper, zinc and tin) with inlaid scene of two birds on the riverbank by rocks, grasses and a woven rattan container with stones - such bundles were used for shoring riverbanks during floods. Excellent quality mixed metals inlays, wonderful crisp work. Some indents to the narrow sides from usage, otherwise in very good condition. Length 3 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1392200
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle with multimetal inlays depicting a kingfisher sitting on reeds as it watches a stream beneath it for fish. Kozuka body is made of sentoku (alloy consisting of copper, zinc and tin), bronze, copper and shakudo inlays, gilding and silvering. Wonderful elegant design in Japanese taste, excellent detailing. Overall in very good condition. Length 3 7/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1392204
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$300.00
Listed Price $375.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle with multimetal inlays depicting a night scene of crescent moon with a bird in flight by a stone temple lantern and a stream. The body is made out of shakudo (an alloy of copper and gold with its characteristic black patina resembling lacquer), excellent crisp work, wonderfully captured mood of the scene, superb depiction of various grasses and lantern texture, silver, copper and bronze inlays, gilding, in very good condition. Length 3 1/2 inches...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1389099
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$160.00
Listed Price $200.00
19th century Edo period Japanese kashira (metal pommel at the end of the hilt of a sword) with multimetal inlays depicting a crane descending on a stream. Made out of sentoku (copper alloy with zinc, lead and tin), crisp metalwork, in great condition. Length 1 1/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1412714
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle depicting Ebisu - one the Seven Gods of Good Fortune, that of fishing - happily hanging out in a humble boat by reeds in a stream. Wonderful crisp work - see his happy smiling face, texture of his hat and finely done reed leaves, in excellent condition. Signed SHOGETSUSAI HARUYUKI on the back - the artist is a listed 19th century Japanese metalsmith. Formerly in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, collection number in red on the b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1392198
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$260.00
Listed Price $325.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle with raised and incised decoration of a morning glory plant with flowers and leaves. Elegant design, excellent crisp work, wonderful warm brown patina, beautiful gilding, in very good condition. Length 3 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1412712
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$240.00
Listed Price $300.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle depicting a view from the height of a castle tower and boats with sails and oars among the waves in a bay. Beautifully designed, wonderful crisp work with shakudo and gold inlays, in excellent condition. Length 3 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1392209
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$340.00
Listed Price $425.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle, its front depicting a cockfighting trainer standing under a cherry tree and holding a rooster under its arm, and the back with incised decoration of two fighting roosters. Excellent crisp work, superb detailing - see his hairy legs, expressive face, gold inlaid decoration of the sleeve and finely incised differentiated feathers of the birds. Silver, gold and shakudo inlays, one vertical scratch on the top of the front and 3 shallow ones across t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1392202
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle with multimetal inlays depicting butterflies in flight among vines with leaves and double gourds. Excellent crisp work, beautifully textured ground texture nanako, which means “fish-eggs” as it resembles fine rows of caviar, copper and bronze inlays, gilding, in very good condition. Length 3 1/2 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1412713
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$316.00
Listed Price $395.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle depicting a long arrow and a segment of samurai’s armor with cord, all on the background of a stone castle wall. Unusual and elegant piece, wonderful crisp work - see the textures of the feathers on the arrow and silk wrappings holding together metal plates constituting the armor. Gilding, finely textured ground, in excellent condition. Length 3 13/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1392217
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$396.00
Listed Price $495.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle depicting standing Tekkai Sennin wearing tattered robe and blowing out his spirit which can be seen on the back of the piece as a small figure flying on his staff in mid-air. Tekkai Sennin had the power to separate his spirit from his body and send it to heaven. During one of his long absences his body was buried, so upon his return he had to enter the body of a dead beggar, and that is the way he is usually shown. Excellent crisp work, superb de...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1392210
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$360.00
Listed Price $450.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle depicting a a centipede wrapped around an arrow. Unusual and elegant piece, extraordinary crisp work - see the head and body segments of the creature and fine feathers of the arrow. Gilding, finely textured ground called nanako, which means “fish-eggs” as it resembles fine rows of caviar, in great condition. Length 3 3/4 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1392207
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$300.00
Listed Price $375.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle with multimetal inlays depicting a Shinto ritual ladle containing various flowers, its bamboo handle decorated with a tied ribbon. Superb crisp work - see the fine textures of different flowers and nodules of the handle, silver and bronze inlays, gilding, finely textured ground called nanako, which means “fish-eggs” as it resembles fine rows of caviar, in great condition. Length 3 9/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1392205
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$300.00
Listed Price $375.00
19th century Japanese kozuka (sword knife) handle with multimetal inlays depicting two silver fern fronds and a length of shimenawa - a rice straw rope used for ritual purification in the Shinto religion. Decoration most probably refers to a particular festival. Superb crisp work - see the fine textures of both leaves and rope, silver and bronze inlays, gilding, finely textured ground called nanako, which means “fish-eggs” as it resembles fine rows of caviar, in great condition. Length 3 13/...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1412708
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$220.00
Listed Price $275.00
19th century Japanese sword set of fuchi (bordering piece between the sword guard and the handle) and kashira (metal pommel at the end of the hilt of a sword) with gold inlaid design of birds in flight over a gnarled flowering cherry tree. Made out of shakudo (alloy of copper and gold) with characteristic black patination resembling lacquer. Excellent quality work, in great condition. Kashira length 1 5/16 inches, fuchi length 1 7/16 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1419840
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$280.00
Listed Price $350.00
Pair of early 19th century Japanese sword menuki depicting egrets wading in a stream with swirling water, grasses and flowering water lilies. Elegant design, bronze with silvering and gilding, overall in very good condition. Length 1 3/8 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1387999
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$440.00
Listed Price $550.00
19th century sentoku (copper alloy with zinc, lead and tin) Japanese sword tsuba with multimetal inlaid decoration of a scholar in a boat, a fan in his hand as he watches a crane in flight, all by a rock with bamboo grass and gnarled pine tree growing on it, the back with leafless bush and grass by rocks. Perfectly captured mood of the scene, excellent quality detailed work - see his face, robe patterns and fan texture, clusters of pine needles and differentiated feathers of the crane. Wonderful...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1837 VR item #1419839
Dmitry Levit Asian Art
$272.00
Listed Price $340.00
Pair of early 19th century Japanese sword menuki each depicting a pair of cranes wading through a stream with water plants. Elegant design, bronze with gilding and silver inlays, overall in great condition. Length 1 3/4 inches.