Nagamarugata shibuichi tsuba – Moso’s legend

A nagamarugata shibuichi tsuba representing Moso's legend.

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A nagamarugata shibuichi tsuba. The design represents a bamboo carved in katakiribori and a farmer carved in takanikubori and inlayed in takazogan and tenzogan of gold. The farmer wears a mino and hold bamboos sprouts. The other side shows another bamboo carved with the same method.

The legend represented is Moso’s one.

Signed Hamano Noriyuki.

End of 18th century.

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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