Landscape Set of Fittings

Rich on details landscape motif: village houses by the river, boats, nocturnal scenery. Skillful play with colors of alloys and materials gives a real-life picture feeling. Fantastic example of Japanese metalwork.

Signed Masanobu

Attributed to Someya Masanobu, grandson of the founder of the Someya school, who were described as carvers of exquisite landscape motifs

Late Edo period, second half of 19th century

Material: Copper, Shibuichi, Shakudo, Silver, Gold


Tsuba: H58mm, W52.4mm, Seppa-dai 3.4mm, Nakago-ana H24.8mm, W6.45mm, Weight: 70g

Kozuka Hitsu-ana

Fuchi-Kashira, inner: H33.9mm, W16.5mm - H30.4mm, W12.7mm

Nakago-ana H27.2mm, W7.7mm

Kashira with Shitodome

Menuki: H10.8mm, W31mm

In Kiri-box

Price: USD 650 + shipping cost