Early Edo period Shinogui zukuri Katana. Jidai date 1661. Mei signature Fujiwara Kanenoru.
The Tip and Body of the Katana’s blade.
How to tie sageo on a saya
Hand made AISI 1060 steel. Clay tempered shinogui zukuri at left, Razor sharp shinogui zukuri at center and Tameshigiri Unokubi zukuri razor sharp at right. Custom by me.
A SUPERB 19TH CENTURY JAPANESE MEIJI PERIOD IVORY CASED SAMURAI SWORD exceptionally carved all over with figures within interiors and landscapes, flanked by insects upon an textured ground. 3ft 1ins long.
The Japanese samurai battle armor is ornate, and represents the idolization for honor and pride in the fight.