Ordering number : AF18107
Mei (signature) : Mumei (unsigned)
Sword stand : H 32 cm x W 47.5 cm
( H 12.59 inches x W 18.70 inches )
Box : H 34 cm x W 55 cm x D 6 cm
( H 13.38 inches x W 21.65 inches x D 2.36 inches)
Period: Late Edo period.
Special feature : On the Kiri wood, Ume tree, pine tree and Aoi-Mon are painted with gold Makie.
This item was used at the time of Sankikotai.
Sankinkotai was a policy of the Tokugawa Shokunate during most of the Edo period of Japanese history.
The purpose wa to strengthen central control over the Daimyos.
Daimyos of every Han move periodically between Edo and his fief, typically spending alternate years in each place.
Because this sword stand is foldable and light.
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