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Koshirae Taikan By Markus Sesko
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With this publication the reader should be informed in which way Japanese swords were mounted over the time, where were the origins of the various forms, what changes did they undergo and it should... More > also serve as reference material to classify extant specimen. In this sense the descriptions were embedded in an explanation of the historical context rather then listing them just by their interpretation or in an alphabetical order. As the main focus lies on koshirae as the title suggests, an explanation of the sword fittings – the tosogu – was omitted, because descriptions of them can be easily found elsewhere. Also the military mountings – the gunto-koshirae – were left out because there are excellent publications available which deal with them in great detail.< Less
KOSHIRAE-TAIKAN By Markus Sesko
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With this publication the reader should be informed in which way Japanese swords were mounted over the time, where were the origins of the various forms, what changes did they undergo and it should... More > also serve as reference material to classify extant specimen. In this sense the descriptions were embedded in an explanation of the historical context rather then listing them just by their interpretation or in an alphabetical order. As the main focus lies on koshirae as the title suggests, an explanation of the sword fittings – the tosogu – was omitted, because descriptions of them can be easily found elsewhere. Also the military mountings – the gunto-koshirae – were left out because there are excellent publications available which deal with them in great detail.< Less
E Koto Meikan By Markus Sesko
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This classic meikan format book presents about 2,000 pictures of sword tangs with authentic signatures of about 900 koto-era swordsmiths. It is intended as a reference for comparing signatures of... More > Japanese swords.< Less
KOTO-MEIKAN By Markus Sesko
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This classic meikan format book presents about 2,000 pictures of sword tangs with authentic signatures to about 900 koto-era swordsmiths. It is intended as a reference for comparing signatures of... More > Japanese swords.< Less
SHINSHINTO-MEIKAN By Markus Sesko
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This classic meikan format book presents about 640 pictures of sword tangs with authentic signatures of about 250 shinshinto-era swordsmiths. It is intended as a reference for comparing signatures of... More > Japanese swords.< Less
E Shinshinto Meikan By Markus Sesko
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This classic meikan format book presents about 640 pictures of sword tangs with authentic signatures of about 250 shinshinto-era swordsmiths. It is intended as a reference for comparing signatures of... More > Japanese swords.< Less
SHINTO-MEIKAN By Markus Sesko
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This classic meikan format book presents about 1,300 pictures of sword tangs with authentic signatures of about 640 shinto-era swordsmiths. It is intended as a reference for comparing signatures of... More > Japanese swords.< Less
E Shinto Meikan By Markus Sesko
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This classic meikan format book presents about 1,300 pictures of sword tangs with authentic signatures of about 640 shinto-era swordsmiths. It is intended as a reference for comparing signatures of... More > Japanese swords.< Less
eKano Natsuo - His Life, his Art and his Sketchbooks By Markus Sesko
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Even though the kinko artist Kano Natsuo is on everyone´s lips when it comes to conversations about late Edo period sword fittings surprisingly little material is available outside of Japan, in... More > neither a comprehensive or in a published form. With this publication I try to provide a remedy by introducing an outline of his career, his personality, his art, his students and his works. And, as a reference, I have republished all four of Natsuo’s sketchbooks on sword fittings (Kengu-shitazu-soko). Thus I hope that with this publication I can contribute to the understanding and appreciation of this great artist in the West and that the reader enjoys browsing through Natsuo´s sketches.< Less
Kano Natsuo - His Life, his Art and his Sketchbooks By Markus Sesko
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Even though the kinko artist Kano Natsuo is on everyone´s lips when it comes to conversations about late Edo period sword fittings surprisingly little material is available outside of Japan, in... More > neither a comprehensive or in a published form. With this publication I try to provide a remedy by introducing an outline of his career, his personality, his art, his students and his works. And, as a reference, I have republished all four of Natsuo’s sketchbooks on sword fittings (Kengu-shitazu-soko). Thus I hope that with this publication I can contribute to the understanding and appreciation of this great artist in the West and that the reader enjoys browsing through Natsuo´s sketches.< Less