Oda Nobunaga on his Horse – Red Mantle Version –
W105 × D80 × H145 mm
Weight approximately. 500 g
Copyright credit “(c) KENSIN
A Historically Accurate Statue
To successfully and accurately recreate this historical statue, Mr. Hiromichi Miura was commissioned to research on the details of armor used by Oda Nobunaga. The craftsmen were guided and supervised while creating this piece, which resulted in a product with accurate details. The statue is hand painted by skillful artisans. Its high-quality color makes it a great decoration for your home.
Aside from the Nanban armor and the Tanegashima, you will also see Oda Nobunaga wearing a red cloak made from velvet. It is said that his armor was highly influenced by the people from the West.
This statue was created by Kensin Co., Ltd. Since 1997, Kensin has been doing thorough research and reproduction figures of Samurai warriors from the Sengoku era. This is to preserve the exceptional skills of the Japanese in creating armor until the next generation.
Oda Nobunaga is the first unifier and the most well-known general from the Sengoku Period. He ruled the whole Japanese nation with his advanced thinking and bold tactics. He was also famous for being one of the earliest people to own a lot of guns. He took advantage of the power of firearms in the battlefield.
Despite being a great ruler, he was well known for his odd behavior in his youth. A lot of people called him the big fool of the Province of Owari. At the Battle of Okehazama, he defeated Imagawa Yoshimoto.
He became known as one of the best Daimyo of Japan’s Warring States Period because of his numerous victories in battle. However, his rule ended when he was betrayed and assassinated by Akechi Mitsuhide.
Historical Statue Collection
Collecting historical figurines has spread throughout the European royalty. It began when aristocrats collected and displayed figurines of knights. This hobby has also been recognized among those who have a high status in society. Now, you can display this historical statue of Oda Nobunaga at your home.
Battle of Nagashino
The Battle of Nagashino took place in the year 1575. This was a battle among Takeda Katsuyori’s forces and the allied troops of the Oda and the Tokugawa armies.
In this battle against the Takeda forces, The Oda army made use of arquebusiers. This led to the victory of Oda. His forces were able to fight against the opponent’s cavalry charge. In fact, this battle is one of the first times when firearms were involved. These were fired in volleys .
The Battle of Nagashino is one of the significant battles in the Sengoku period. Today, it is featured in a lot of video games and movies. Now, you can display an excellent replication of a statue that will remind you of this historical incident.