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Tanto Sword, signed Kagemitsu in 3rd Month, Genko 3 (1323)

UnknownKamakura period

Saitama Prefectual Museum of History and Folklore

Saitama Prefectual Museum of History and Folklore
Saitama City, Japan

"Kagemitsu"", known ""Kenshin Kagemitsu""","This Koshirae was the form of the part to use the Tanto Sword, signed ""Kagemitsu"", known ""Kenshin Kagemitsu"", which is designated to a Japanese national treasure. The Tanto Sword ""Kenshin Kagemitsu"" was forged in the Kamakura Period by Kagemitsu on the orders of the samurai Ogawara Tokimoto, who was from the current Chichibu, Saitama. Kagemitsu was a swordsmith who followed the Bizen Osafune style. This has been handed down the Koshirae preferred by famous warlord Uesugi Kenshin of the Sengoku period. Japanese National Treasure.

Details

  • Title: Tanto Sword, signed Kagemitsu in 3rd Month, Genko 3 (1323)
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date: Kamakura period
  • Physical Dimensions: w28.3 cm
  • Type: Armor
  • External Link: http://www.saitama-rekimin.spec.ed.jp/

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