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Koshirae I Need To Mount A Katana Blade

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    Chu Saku

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Posted 03 March 2016 - 07:25 PM

I know this is a long shot, and I realize that this will be a long-term search, but here goes
I own a fully mounted Wakizashi in formal, duty mounts.
The mounts are:
Mountings (KOSHIRAE):                 Semi Formal / Formal
                                                       Finely punched nanako ground, raised gold Mon
Signed:                                           OMORI EIGEN (Omori School) on Kozuka and Fuchi
                                                       Circa: 1790 - City of Edo
I am able to purchase a polished Katana by the same smith, but it is unmounted and would need saya, tsuka and all koshirae.
The mounts I need DO NOT HAVE TO BE OMORI.  Just a similar quality nanako without decoration.  I would also be open to any plain, black undecorated mounts that my mon can be added to.
I am trying to obtain Koshirae with a similar, finely punched nanako ground.  The mon and Menuki can be duplicated by my jeweler, but I am hoping to find undecorated, Edo period koshirae items to apply the mon to.  The tsuba is simple, undecorated Plain Formal Shakadu alloy.
If possible, I would prefer a tsuba WITHOUT an opening for a kozuka.  But it isn't a deal breaker.
You can PM me for information and higher resolution photos.
Thank You,


Fuchi side 1 (Example of Finely Punched Nanako Ground I Need) for Kozuka.jpg Fuchi side 2.jpg Kashira side 1.jpg Kashira side 2.jpg Kashira top.jpg Kashira top 2.jpg Kurigata side 1.jpg Kurigata side 2.jpg Tsuba side 1.jpg Tsuba side 2.jpg

Mark B.

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