Dark Patina Bronze Kishira Japanese Sword Hardware Meiji Period Sunflowers on Vine

This new estate has a small collection of Meiji Period Japanese Sword Hardware and I will try to post all of these pieces in a series to make viewing easy.
Please email me if you want me to email the whole collection.

Kishira
The Kashira is part of a Japanese Katana, Sword and was at the end of sword handle. Most of these pieces are bronze and mixed metal, called Shakudo

Year: Meiji Period, Jan 25, 1868 – Jul 30, 1912
Material: Bronze and mixed metal work
Subject: vine branches with what appears to be Sunflowers. The background is a very subtle but precise stipple design. The Sunflowers and vines are gold highlighted with a dark Patina background.

Size: 1 3/4 inches long
Condition: Very fine with some surface wear to the highlights of the edges of the Sunflowers. Even Patina on the bronze. The insert sleeves are intact on both side. Please see the images provided for a visual description.

If you have any questions or if you need additional images, please feel free to email me.
Note:
shipping cost is for US only, if you are an over seas buyers please email me your shipping address to get a shipping quote.

Period

1800s

Category

Antique Accessories

Date Posted

06/29/19

Price

$185.00

Shipping

$10.00

All Items are available for local pick-up, please contact us to arrange.



Price

$185.00

Shipping

$10.00

All items are shipped via Priority Mail or specialized carrier. They are packed to properly preserve and protect the condition of the item. If you have specific shipping instructions, please let us know.

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