Leaves and Bird  Shibata Zeshin  (Japanese, 1807–1891)  Date: 19th century Culture: Japan Medium: Hanging scroll; ink on silk

Shibata Zeshin Leaves and Bird Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, Date: century Culture: Japan Medium: Hanging scroll; ink on silk

'Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world' - Miyamoto Musashi

Samurai art of drawing a sword ~ Iaido is associated with the smooth, controlled movements of drawing the sword from its scabbard or saya, striking or cutting an opponent, removing blood from the blade, and then replacing the sword in the scabbard.

An Echizen tanto in lacquer scabbard ~  EDO PERIOD (17TH CENTURY), ATTRIBUTED TO YASUTSUGU I.

Japanese Art: Meiji Period Magnificence

Have you ever seen real samurai swords? They are reallly really cool and beautiful! Katana or nihonto (Japanese name of samurai sword), is known throughout the world for its beauty and sharpness. You can see the artistically decorated scabbard, and also the wave pattern of the blade called hamon, which are the characteristics of katana.

Katana or nihonto (Japanese name of samurai sword), is known throughout the world for its beauty and sharpness. You can see the artistically decorated scabbard, and also the wave pattern of the blade called hamon, which are the characteristics of katana.

Isamu Noguchi - Kouros, 1945. Metropolitan Museum, N.Y.   "Kouros" illustrates the biomorphic vocabulary that Noguchi devised in order to abstract the human figure into fragmented, bonelike elements.Noguchi always contended that the organic quality of his work came not from Surrealist examples but from his familiarity with traditional Japanese arts and crafts—bells, samurai swords, and floral arrangements. (Met)

Isamu Noguchi "Lunar Landscape" 1944 Isamu Noguchi "Kouros" 1945 Isamu Noguchi "The Kite" 1958 "Man Walking.

Tachi koshirae. Hatori Honzo would be proud...

So sick. A tachi sword. Similar to the katana, these swords were worn by the samurai class of feudal Japan.

SOGA Shohaku (1730-1781), Japan 曽我蕭白「石橋図」

SOGA Shohaku Japan 曽我蕭白「石橋図」not a clue of whats going on and why there are dogs in the air but I found it interesting anyway xD

Japanese Art. Samurai Woodblock Print Reproductions: Samurai on horseback with a sword by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, c. 1848. Fine Art Print

Tomoe Gozen (c. The famously beautiful samurai warrior Tomoe fought in Japan's Genpei War CE). She was known throughout Japan for her skills with the sword and the bow.

Japanese Art Swords

About Japanese sword, polishing, polisher, Kenji Mishina, etc.

Netsuke: 13 тыс изображений найдено в Яндекс.Картинках

Netsuke: 13 тыс изображений найдено в Яндекс.Картинках

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