Pine, moon and bats set

This is a commissioned set of fittings. The set includes an iron tsuba with sukashi moon through a twisted pine and  shakudo inlay bats. The pine cone themed kashira and branch fuchi are rendered in kuro shibuichi. The fuchi has a copper tenjo-gane and the shitedome for the kashira, as well as the seppa are rendered in fine silver. The menuki are depicting Horagai, the Conch shell horns of the Samurai and Yamabushi also of fine silver.  

Private collection U.S.A. 

Pine, moon and bats full set
Pine, moon and bats full set

Iron and shakudo tsuba, Kuro shibuichi fuichi and kashira, fine silver seppa and menuki.

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Pine, moon and bats tsuba
Pine, moon and bats tsuba

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Pine cone and branch fuchi_kashira
Pine cone and branch fuchi_kashira

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Pine, moon and bats full set
Pine, moon and bats full set

Iron and shakudo tsuba, Kuro shibuichi fuichi and kashira, fine silver seppa and menuki.

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