Uesugi Kensin in The Battle of Kawanakajima
W175 × D105 × H215 mm; Weight Approximately: 630 grams
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This statue of Uesugi Kenshin has been accurately reproduced by craftsmen who possess great craftsmanship skills. The creation of the armor has also been supervised by experts. It is designed after a prototype and is made under direct guidance and supervision. Every single process from die cutting and painting are done by expert craftsmen.
Kensin products are expertly crafted by hand. Its vibrant colors are also hand-painted to bring out the piece’s authenticity. All pieces from Kensin are quality-made, bringing you the essence of a true Sengoku warlord like Uesugi Kenshin.
Measurements, Materials Used, and Accessories
Now for the statues approximate dimensions, it is 175 (W) × 105 (D)× 215 (H) millimeters. Its weight is around 630 grams.
When it comes to the materials used for this figurine, the craftsmen made use of polystone. Polystone is a type of manufacturing material. It is used for cast sculpture. It is the ideal medium for figurines since its texture is similar to porcelain. Unlike other materials, the most intricate details can be achieved when using polystone.
The accessories included with this Uesugi Kenshin figurine includes a dedicated storage box and a stand-up bill if you need to keep the statue and keep it protected. The stand-up bill is inscribed with Uesugi Kenshin and Battle of Nakajima.
Uesugi Kenshin, the Incarnation of Bishamonten
Uesugi Kenshin was born as Nagao Kagetora but was adopted by the Uesugi clan. He became a Daimyo and ruled the province of Echigo during the Sengoku Period. He was one of the most powerful warlords in that era.
He is widely known for his expertise in battling. He was a brilliant ruler who encouraged trade and the progress of local industries. This resulted in an improved standard of living in Echigo.
He was at the age of 23 when he took the position of Kantou Kantrei. He became the general who ruled the Kanto region in Japan. He had more than eight thousand men in his forces and attacked the powerful Hojo clan in Odawara.
On the way to Odawara, Kenshin managed to convince a lot of Samurai to join him. Upon arrival at the stronghold of the Hojo clan, Kenshins forces expanded. He had 115,000 troops which shows his ability in convincing people. During that time, no other general could lead that number of men.
The Battle of Kawanakajima
The Battle of Kawanakajima took place during the Sengoku Period. It was a battle between Uesugi Kenshin and Takeda Shingen from the province of Kai. This series of battles became one of the most treasured tales in the military history of Japan. It also became the embodiment of Japanese romance and chivalry. It was mentioned in movies, epic literature, and even in woodblock printing.