BOOKS

Tosogu no Bi - Fine Japanese Sword Fittings - Menuki (2)

Volume 2

200 sets of fine Menuki presented in color

Author: Makio Saruta, 1994

Hardcover with slipcase, 146 pages, in Japanese and English (title, motif)

Limited printing of 700, this copy number is 264

Condition: Excellent

Price: USD 150.00 + shipping cost

Tsuba Kodogu Kantei Nyukan – Appraisal of Tsuba and Sword Fittings

In this book sword fittings are divided into groups and smiths with examples of their works and signatures. Some presented items were not published in other Tosogu books. A must for any Tosogu collector or enthusiast.

Contents:
- Goto School
- Tsuba Artisans
- Edo Kinko
- Kyoto Kinko
- Regional Kinko

Author: Iida and Takeshi Wakayama, 1994

Hardcover with dust jacket, 271 pages, in Japanese

Condition: Excellent

Price: USD 75.00 + shipping cost

The Ishiguro School of Japanese Sword Fittings Artists

The Ishiguro School of Japanese Sword Fittings Artists

The Ishiguro School was active in late Edo period. Their focus and strong point was the depiction of flowers and birds. Stunning works of 6 members of the school are represented in high resolution pictures and fully described both in Japanese and English.

Published by NBTHK, 2016

Hardcover with dust jacket, 96 pages

Condition: New

Price: USD 50.00 + shipping cost