A Japanese Mounted Spear, or Naginata, Edo Period, c. 1800

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Item ref: 3941

  • Japan
  • Steel, lacquer, gold, silver, cord, mother-of-pearl and wood
  • 242 cm / 95 in

Provenance:

Private collection, United Kingdom

The scabbard is of polished black lacquer with gold kamon or heraldic devices on either side. The gold lacquered 'suzume' mon used by the 'Seikanji' family who were a Royal Family. The blade is signed 'motonori'.

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