#3013 JP Samurai Sword Powerful Mantis Fuchi Kashira

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 18, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

#3013 JP Samurai Sword Powerful Mantis Fuchi Kashira

Item: Fuchi Kashira set

The Shakudo Fuchi Kashira set is decorated with

Sukidashi-bori carving, Kin-Iroe, on Nanako-ji,

design of Powerful Mantis on Autumn Plants.

Amazing Minute carving,

Great design and Kin-Iroe,

perfect reserved.

Attachment: a wooden box

Condition : very good

Damage : No major damaged ; a little wear and scar

a little chip on the Kashira string hole

Please check up on the following pictures to confirm the item.

Basic Terms of Japanese Antique

Koshirae (ornaments for sword), Daito (long sword), Wakizashi (middle length sword), Tanto (short sword), Mimi (rim), Fukurin (rim cover)

PARTS : Tsuka (hilt), Tsuba (handguard), Saya (scabbard), Fuchi & kashira & Menuki (ornamental metal fittings of a hilt), Tsunagi (wooden blade to display fittings), Kozuka (sword's attachment: a handy knife), Kogai (sword's attachment: portable comb)

Shape (-gata): Mokkogata (four lobed shape), Kakugata (square shape), Kikugata (chrysanthemum shape)

MATERIAL : Shakudo (copper-gold alloy), Suaka (pure copper), Shibuichi (copper-silver(quarter or more) alloy)

SURFACE (-ji): Migakiji (smooth surface), Mokumeji (surface
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