Object Title

Sword stand

Sword stand

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

XXVIS.47

Provenance

Transferred from Bristol City Museum, 1966.

Physical Description

Constructed to carry three blades, one at the top in the forked ends of the uprights, and one at either side. It is decorated in gold powdered lacquer (nashiji-e) with scenes of Mount Fuji and pine trees on either side of the central panels, in shades of gold and silver lacquer.

Inscriptions and Marks

None.

Associations

Places Japan

Bibliographic References

I Bottomley, An introduction to Japanese swords, Leeds, 2008: 20