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Three ceremonial spears and scabbards, Japan, Edo period | Trois lances de cérémonie et fourreaux, Japon, époque Edo

Three ceremonial spears and scabbards, Japan, Edo period | Trois lances de cérémonie et fourreaux, Japon, époque Edo

Three ceremonial spears and scabbards, Japan, Edo period | Trois lances de cérémonie et fourreaux, Japon, époque Edo

Three ceremonial spears and scabbards

Japan, Edo period


each spear with mother-of-pearl inlaid handle, one spear with a cross-shaped 'jumonji yari' spearhead

199 cm, 78⅜ in.; 216.5 cm, 85¼ in.; 330.5 cm, 130⅛ in.


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Trois lances de cérémonie et fourreaux

Japon, époque Edo


le bâton de chacune avec incrustation de nacre, une lance avec fer de lance à triple tête, jumonji yari

199 cm, 78⅜ in.; 216.5 cm, 85¼ in.; 330.5 cm, 130⅛ in.


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There are some losses to the mother-of pearl inlays and to the lacquer of one spear scabbard. Some minors dents and nicks with associated losses to the edges of the scabbards.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE.

Acquired in Japan in 2016.