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Naginata sword, singed Kunitsugu

Kunitsugu17th century, Edo period

Tachibana Museum

Tachibana Museum

The inscription ‘Fujiwara Kunitsugu’ was used by three heads of the Shimosaka School in Chikuzen Province (Fukui Prefecture) through generations, the first (1615-1623), the second (1648-1651) and the third (1661-1672). It is unknown which of the three swordsmiths created this Naginata (halberd).

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  • Title: Naginata sword, singed Kunitsugu
  • Creator: Kunitsugu
  • Date Created: 17th century, Edo period
  • Physical Dimensions: Blade length: 36.4 cm; Tang length: 28.0 cm

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