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Now I offer to your consideration the following item. Great O-Tanto (Short and very width Wakizashi) Buddhist. Japanese O-Tanto/Wakizashi Buddhist protection and "bongo" engraved Horimono.
Buddha with a horse's head. Buddha a tete de cheval. Buda con cabeza de caballo. Estimated blade Age: Last years from Edo. Current blade condition: Polished recently by a Tobishi master, shows some points and slight signs of age, please look at the photos.
Offering presentation or religious personal use. Buddhist Tanto Japanese traditional forged and tempered blade with fine Buddhist Koshirae.Fuchi: bronce, copper and gold. Kashira depicted: symbolic hairstyle of a Buddhist monk's head. Menuki couple: Lion and Dragon. Lion: The lion references the Buddha, formerly Shakyamuni, a member of the Shakya (lion) clan. The lion is also a symbol of royalty and leadership and may also represent the Buddhist king Ashoka.
Dragon: The dragon is the vehicle of Vairochana, the white Buddha of the center or the east. Tsuba: Forged iron, bronze and brass. Depicted a curtain with bow, representation of the discoveries and opening of the mind.
Pure Gold sheets and red Urushi lacquered. Koshirae Total Length: 54,6 cm. Sori (Curvature): 0.7 cm. Habaki : Copper based Gold Plating. Fukuro (Bag): Embroider Japanese Kimono fabric Silk.Katanacenter owner original certification and Tobishi Kantei. If they ask me, I can send a picture of that document or O-Tanto detailed pictures, of course. Ask me for more pictures please. Look at my other items. Contact me about it please. Ask about any doubt please. I'm an expert and collector of Japanese swords since more than forty years Spanish-Japanese Society for the Study of Ancient Swords. The item "Japanese Antique great O-Tanto short Wakizashi Buddhist blade fine rare Koshirae" is in sale since Sunday, August 25, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Swords". The seller is "spainantiques" and is located in Almayate. This item can be shipped worldwide.