Sagami No Kami Kunitsuna Katana Tokuno Sensei Certificate
Sagami no Kami Kunitsuna Katana Tokuno Sensei Certificate
Circa 1660 -
Shinogi zukuri katana in koshirae
Kunitsuna was a very well respected smith of the Echizen Shimosaka lineage This school produced many great swordmakers such as Yasutsugu, Sadakuni, Sadatsugu,Kunitsuna came from this school and made excellent blades known for their remarkable cutting ability , This very well made powerfull shinogi zukuri katana at a 75 cm nagasa is a great example of Kunitsunas skilled workmanship,circa 1660-
Mounted in koshirae very good quality signed tsuba of sukashi bamboo motif fuchi kashira with bird motif and menuki of flowers comes with Tokuno sensei certificate. The late Tokuno Sensei was the author of the Toko Taikan reference book and a well regarded sword appraiser in Japan.