An iron tengu somen By Myochin Muneharu (?), Edo period (17th century)
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An iron tengu somen By Myochin Muneharu, Edo period (17th century)
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An iron tengu somen By Myochin Muneharu (?), Edo period (17th century)
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An iron tengu somen
By Myochin Muneharu, Edo period (17th century)
The face plate forged in one piece and the nose and ears separately forged and riveted together, the surface finished in a russet patina and hammered up with prominent wrinkles and eyebrows held in a scowl, with two pegs for cords and one ventilation hole on the chin, the interior lacquered black and red signed Myochin (no) ki Muneharu; fitted with a four-lame yodarekake lacquered gold and laced in orange 8in (20.2cm) long
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