Three Kugikakushi Decorative Nail Covers on Custom Stands
A rare matching set of three beautifully detailed Edo Era decorative nail covers depicting Chrysanthemum leaves and buds. Hand made between the 1700s to mid 1800s from bronze and copper and in very good condition. Set on an individual custom made Museum quality steel stands they make a striking statement and are a unique decorative feature.
Kugikakushi are decorative architectural features which are indivudally hand crafted. 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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