SHAKUDO NAGAMARUTA TSUBA - RAKAN

2,000.00 

Shakudo nagamarugata tsuba with a nanako background, inlayed in gold and suaka takazogan.

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Shakudo nagamarugata tsuba with a nanako background, inlayed in gold and suaka takazogan.

The design depicts a rakan holding a tentacle. Around him are depicted other rakan attributes: almsbowl, ruyi, "hos-su"/ fly whisk, knotty staff.

Rakan are the Japanese equivalent of Chinese arhats, the legendary disciples of Buddha.

Signed: Hamano Shozui

Period: Mid Edo

Height: 7,2 cm

Width: 6,2 cm

Galerie Espace 4

9 rue Mazarine
75006 Paris – France
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