Fine Samurai Katana (long sword) storage container, decorated with Gilded crest. Considering crest it could of belonged to someone related to Imperial house. Wood or bamboo with lacquer and mother of pearl inlay.
Swords were precious possessions , so this covers were very important accessory for the samurai warrior. Similar example can be seen in famous Stibbert Museum samurai collection in Florence. Very fine condition with expected minor abrasions.Age: Mid Edo period, circa 17-18th century. International Buyers - Please Note. Please check with your country. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Other Japanese Antiques". The seller is "antiqueman2003" and is located in this country: JP. This item can be shipped worldwide.