Three Kugikakushi Decorative Nail Covers on Custom Stands
A rare matching set of three beautifully detailed Edo Era Kugikakushi decorative nail covers depicting Chrysanthemum leaves and buds. Set on individually custom made bronze and steel quality Museum stands they make a striking statement and a unique decorative feature. Late 1700s to mid 1800s from bronze and copper and in very good condition.
Kugikakushi are highly crafted decorative architectural features. They embellish nails used in the construction of Castles and Temples as well as homes of aristocratic families. The use of decorative nail covers originated during the 16th and 17th centuries.
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