Fine Katakiri carving Shakudo Fuchi Kashira (with 2 original Shitodome). Katakiri carving (carving method that looks like painting by Japanese brush).
Shakud is a Japanese billon of gold and copper. Motive: shí sh (Imperial guardian lions). Approx size:FUCHI 3.8x2.25x1.25cm nakago2.65x0.75cm KASHIRA 3.35x1.8x1.1cm.
Very fine antique condition with age appropriate marks , wear and flawsPlease look at pictures carefully and judge. The Yokoya school occupies a most important place in sword ornament metal-carving world. Yokoya Somin was born in 1670 at Edo. He created Katakiribori carving method that looks like painting by Japanese brush and heavily used pictorial engraving.He marked a new phase in the metal-carving world of which the Goto family had dominated for a long time. For instance, the Goto school worked in gold and shakudo and stayed with this traditionally. It was not until the rise of the machibori artisans that there was some back pressure to broaden the scope of material and themes they worked with. Generally speaking - Goto/Nara/Yokoya school is 3 most important school in old Japan. ON SALE KIRI (WOODEN) BOX NOT INCLUDED/ WITHOUT KIRI BOX.
International Buyers - Please Note. The item "SALE YOKOYA School Fine Katakiri carving Shakudo Fuchi Kashira shí sh" is in sale since Sunday, December 2, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Tsuba". The seller is "desolo71" and is located in BIOGRAD, default.This item can be shipped worldwide.