Order number : 16729
Hinawa Ju(Arquebus / Matchlock gun) (consignment sale)
Signature : Seshu Ju… (unreadable)
Overall length : 128.3cm or 50.4 inches.
Barrel length : 100.3 cm or 39.5 inches
The muzzle diameter (outside) : 2.5 cm or 0.98 inches.
The muzzle diameter (inside) : 1.3 cm or 0.51 inches.
Era : This Hinawa Ju was made around middle to late Edo period.
Gold and silver inlayed dragon are engraved on the barrel.
Wood part is aged but keeping nice condition.
Bisen (tail cap) was hard to remove by us.
In order to remove the tail cap, you should need gun oil special tools.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
(For Hinawa-Ju, we need to submit for permission from both Ministry of Education and Ministry of of Economy, Trade and Industry. It will take about a month to make export licnese apply.)
(*In order to make a payment to consignor from us immediately after the item has been sold, we cannot accept cancellation on items indicated as ‘consignment sale’ for any reason. Thank you for your understanding and for your cooperation.)
Recently Japanese Yen dropped comparing to USD.
It is very good timing for buying Japanese swords and fittings also as investment for the future.