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Tsuba nagamarugata in shakudo - Rakan
Tsuba nagamarugata in shakudo - Rakan - Asian Art & Antiques Style
Ref : 71272
2 000 €
Period :
18th century
Artist :
Hamano Shozui
Provenance :
Japan
Medium :
Copper and copper alloys
Dimensions :
l. 2.44 inch X H. 2.83 inch
Galerie Espace 4

Japanese and Chinese Art


+ 33(0)1 75 00 54 62
Tsuba nagamarugata in shakudo - Rakan

Sword guard in shakudo, in nanako bottom, of nagamarugata shape (of oval shape), decorated in takazogan gold and suaka.
The decoration represents a rakan holding a tentacle and surrounded by other attributes associated with this type of character: cup, ruyi, "hos-su" / flies, knotty stick.
arhat holding an octopus tentacle.
The rakan are the Japanese equivalents of Chinese arhats: they are the legendary disciples of the Buddha.
Period: Middle Edo

Galerie Espace 4

19th century
Hoho tachi

13 000 €

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Asian Art & Antiques