1) 鐔  菊花雁透図 無銘 京透
Design of a chrysanthemum with wild geese open work
by Kyo-sukashi School
寸法:縦82.0×横81.5×厚さ4.5 (mm) 
国花である菊は、皇室との結び付きが深く紋章としても知られる。
強い生命力は不老長寿の象徴とされ、繁栄を願う武家にも大変好まれた。繊細な線で菊花を透し、四方に渡来する雁を配し引き締めた構図に仕上げている。
桃山時代。保存鑑定書付。

A national flower, chrysanthemum was belonged to the Imperial Family. It was also loved an aristocrat and a Samurai as a symbol of prosperity. This chrysanthemum was represented with elegant open work and wild geese are decorated in all directions on the Tsuba. Hozon certificate paper. Circa 1580.

2) 小柄 菊花束図 野村 (無銘)
   Design of a bunch of Kiku, chrysanthemum by Nomura School
寸法:縦14.5×横96.0 (mm)
国花である菊は皇室との結び付きが深く、その強い生命力は不老長寿の象徴とされ、繁栄を願う公家や武家に好まれた。金紋の菊花束を堂々と据え、裏面の下地を薄い金板で包み込み(裏哺金)鑢目を施すことで装飾性を高めた優品。後藤家で学んだ野村派初代は、阿波の蜂須賀家に仕えたことから阿波後藤と称され活躍した。
江戸時代中期。保存鑑定書付。

A national flower Kiku, chrysanthemum was belonged to the Imperial Family, and also loved aristocrats and Samurai as a symbol of prosperity. A bunch of Kiku by gold is so luxury, and the back side is covered by gold thin plate withcarefully filing.The first generation of Nomura School studied under Goto School and served powerful feudal lord of Awa, Hachisuka family. Later, it is called Awa-Goto. Hozon certificate paper. 18c.