Sam Turner

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Jizai Okimono by Kozan Takase (18th century), Japan :Jizai Okimono are realistically shaped figures of animals made from iron, copper. Their bodies and limbs are articulated, and can be moved like real animals.

Jizai Okimono by Kozan Takase century), Japan :Jizai Okimono are realistically shaped figures of animals made from iron, copper. Their bodies and limbs are articulated, and can be moved like real animals.

Rare/Mint Jizai Okimono Ise Ebi : Iron by TokyoMatchaSelection

Rare/Mint Jizai Okimono Ise Ebi : Iron by TokyoMatchaSelection

Crab Jizai

Crab Jizai

Articulated Jizai Okimono of a Katydid

A fully-articulated jizai okimono of a finely detailed katydid in silver with extensive stippling along the wings and deep chiseling along the body and legs. Incised signature of Soko on nether side

Tsuba in the Shape of a Lotus Leaf Toshimitsu (Japanese) (Artist) Frog on a leaf.

Tsuba (sword guard) in the Shape of a Lotus Leaf The body of this tsuba is formed in the shape of a lotus leaf. Along the right edge is a second lotus leaf and a lotus flower is at the lower right.

Mid Edo kinko tsuba, most likely a unsigned work from the studio of Nara Tsuneshige, born in to the Sekiguchi family and later adopted by Kawamura family. He was a student of Nara Shigetsugu and was active around 1750.

Mid Edo kinko tsuba, most likely a unsigned work from the studio of Nara Tsuneshige, born in to the Sekiguchi family and later adopted by Kawamura family. He was a student of Nara Shigetsugu and was active around

Japanese tsubas (sword hand guards) from the late Edo period (19th century) - I consider the beautiful work done on tsubas to be adornment since the y could just be quite plain and utilitarian.

Japanese tsubas (sword hand guards) from the late Edo period century) - I consider the beautiful work done on tsubas to be adornment since the y could just be quite plain and utilitarian.

Amazing work by Tanaka Kiyotoshi ! I love the texture and color combinations on this piece of art… Posted this Oni tsuba from him back in May.. remember ?

Amazing work by Tanaka Kiyotoshi ! I love the texture and color combinations on this piece of art… Posted this Oni tsuba from him back in May.