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Hinawa Ju: Sendai ? Fujiwara Yoshiyuki ? Yoshimasa saku


Hinawa Ju (matchlock gun / Arquebus)
Mei (Signature) : Sendai ? Fujiwara Yoshiyuki ? Yoshimasa saku

Maximum length : 138.3 cm or 54.44 inches
length of barrel : 101.5 cm or 39.96 inches
Koukei (Caliber) : 1.25 cm or 0.49 inches.
Era : Edo period.

Special feature : This Hinawa Ju was made at Sendai city. Sendai Domain is largest domain in the Tohoku district.
On the gun, dragon and clouds are engraved and inlayed by gold, silver and copper plate. The stand is made from high quality oak. Because it is cherished for long period, the color has drop into dark brown.
It is rare to see best quality Hinawajyu gun. Condition is nice.

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Price : 500,000 JPY-