Menuki made of shakudo - Decorated with shells

Menuki made of shakudo, silver and gold depicting a shell and a horagai (conch).

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Description

Menuki made of shakudo, silver and gold depicting a shell and a horagai (conch).
Conch is a sacred shell for buddhist but it wal also used by the samuraïs has a horn on the battlefield to pass orders to the troops.

Period
Edo
Length
4 cm

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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