Tosogu: Antique Sword Fittings for Sale

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Available Fittings

Hozon Omori Eiman Menuki

Omori Eiman

Joko

Edo (ca. 1790)

Hozon Tosogu

Shakudo menuki in the style of Yokoya by the son of Eishu.

$4,500 -hold-

Hozon Otsuki Mitsuoki Tsuba

Otsuki Mitsuoki

Meiko

Late Edo (ca. 1810)

Hozon Tosogu

Katakiribori tiger by the top master of the Otsuki school.

$12,500 -new-

Tokubetsu Hozon Goto Teijo Mitokoromono

Goto Teijo

Meiko

Early Edo (ca. 1650)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

Unusual subject matter of kittens, by the 9th mainline Goto master.

$16,500 -new-

Tokubetsu Hozon Omori Eiman Tsuba

Omori Eiman

Joko

Edo (ca. 1790)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

A large and wonderful tsuba with deeply carved waves, from the collection of Dr. Walter Compton.

$19,500 -new-

Hozon Ko-Mino Menuki

Ko-Mino

Muromachi (ca. 1540)

Hozon Tosogu

Tasteful and elegant menuki of peppercorns, showing off classic Ko-Mino openwork.

$1,700 $2,200 reduced

NTHK Kanteisho Yoshioka Mitokoromono

Yoshioka

Late Edo (ca. 1800)

NTHK Kanteisho Tosogu

A beautiful mitokoromono made for a samurai or daimyo of the Tokugawa Shogunate.

$9,500

Tokubetsu Hozon Goto Tokujo Mitokoromono

Goto Tokujo

Momoyama (late 1500s)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

A complete mitokoromono by one of the most talented main line Ko-Goto masters, Goto Tokujo. In excellent condition, it comes with a 200 year old appraisal by Goto Mitsuyoshi for 20 gold coins, and kiwame-mei from the same Goto master. A candidate for Juyo.

$42,000 -on consignment-

Reference Archive

The following items are not for sale, but presented for reference only.

Tokubetsu Hozon Ishiguro Masayoshi Koshirae

Ishiguro Masayoshi

Joko

Late Edo (ca. 1830)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

A very rare issaku koshirae by the top master of the Ishiguro school.

-sold-

Tokubetsu Hozon Goto Kenjo Menuki

Goto Kenjo

Meiko

Beginning of Edo (ca. 1630)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

Charming solid gold menuki of monkeys by the 7th mainline Goto master.

-sold-

Hozon Nara School Tsuba

Nara School

Edo (ca. 1700)

Hozon Tosogu

A charming tsuba in lacquered copper, shakudo, silver, brass and gold, in the form of bamboo basketware.

-sold-

Hozon Yanagawa Naomitsu Menuki

Yanagawa Naomitsu

Joko

Mid Edo (ca. 1760)

Hozon Tosogu

Solid gold menuki from the Yanagawa master.

-sold-

Tokubetsu Hozon Nakagawa Issho Mitokoromono

Nakagawa Issho

Ryoko

Late Edo (ca. 1850)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

A beautiful mitokoromono of dragons by one of Goto Ichijo's top students.

-sold-

Tokubetsu Hozon Omori Eishu Fuchigashira

Omori Eishu

Meiko

Mid Edo (ca. 1760)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

Fuchigashira of Gentoku crossing the waves by the Edo pioneer of the waves technique.

-sold-

Tokubetsu Hozon Kaga Goto Tsuba

Kaga Goto

Mid Edo (ca. 1700-1750)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

A shakudo tsuba of deeply carved dragons by the Kaga branch of the famous Goto school.

-sold-

Hozon Goto Mitsuyoshi Menuki

Goto Mitsuyoshi

Late Edo (ca. 1810)

Hozon Tosogu

Charming menuki in the theme of fish by the 15th main line master Mitsuyoshi (aka Goto Shinjo), and signed.

-sold-

Hozon Omori Terumitsu Kozuka

Omori Terumitsu

Edo (ca. 1790)

Hozon Tosogu

Waves done in the famous Omori style.

-sold-

Hozon Omori Terumitsu Fuchigashira

Omori Terumitsu

Edo (ca. 1790)

Hozon Tosogu

Excellent fuchigashira of dragons by the 3rd head of the Omori school.

-sold-

Hozon Kyo-Kinko Menuki

Kyo-Kinko

Edo (ca. 1600-1800)

Hozon Tosogu

Solid gold shi-shi menuki from the Kyoto region.

-sold-

Tokubetsu Hozon Nobuie Tsuba

Nobuie

Muromachi/Momoyama Koto (ca. 1580)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

A nice signed work by Nobuie, one of the two top makers of iron tsuba. Featuring the mon of Hideyoshi and the Emperor.

-sold-

Tokubetsu Hozon Ko-Mino Menuki

Ko-Mino

Muromachi (ca. 1550)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

A pair of large solid gold menuki with deeply carved dragons from the early Mino artisans.

-sold-

Tokubetsu Hozon Goto Joshin Futakoromono

Goto Joshin

Late Muromachi (ca. 1540)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

A whimsical futatokoromono in shakudo by the 3rd mainline Goto master Joshin.

-sold-

Tokubetsu Hozon Araki Tomei Fuchigashira

Araki Tomei

Late Edo (ca. 1850)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

A fuchigashira in Tomei's famous style of millet and hakogaki by Kuwabara Yohiro.

-sold-

Tokubetsu Hozon Kano Natsuo Menuki

Kano Natsuo

Meijin

Late Edo (1858)

Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu

Gorgeous menuki of crashing waves by the peerless Imperial Craftsman Kano Natsuo. Published in the Natsuo Taikan, and in his sketchbook.

-sold-

Juyo Omori Mitsutoki Daisho

Omori Mitsutoki

Late Edo (ca. 1800 – 1830)

Juyo Tosogu

An incredible original daisho set by the Omori artist Mitsutoki. One of only 55 daisho koshirae awarded Juyo by the NBTHK. Particularly rare, and beautiful. Property of a private collector.

-sold-

Juyo Ko-Kinko Futatokoromono

Ko-Kinko

Muromachi (ca. 1500)

Juyo Tosogu

-sold-

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