Katana sword, attributed to "Kiyotsuna"

attributed to Kiyotsuna14th-16th century, Muromachi period

Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum
Fukuoka-ken, Japan

This sword was owned by Ando Seian, a vassal of the Tachibana family. According to his record, he went to the Shimabara War with this sword when he was sixteen. Later he was active as a Confucian scholar.


  • Title: Katana sword, attributed to "Kiyotsuna"
  • Creator: attributed to Kiyotsuna
  • Date Created: 14th-16th century, Muromachi period
  • Physical Dimensions: 61.9cm
  • Type: Arms & Armour
  • Rights: Library of Yanagawa Archives

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