Lot 0159

19th C. Japanese Iron Trucheon / Jitte, Lacquer Handle

**Originally Listed At $150** East Asia, Japan, late Edo to early Meiji period, ca. second half of the 19th century CE. A forged-iron truncheon known as a jitte (also jutte, literally "ten hands") with a segmented wooden handle covered in black lacquer. The thick, baton-shaped body has a sturdy form that features a laterally projecting arm which... more
26 Oct 2020
USA, Louisville, CO