[Tachi] Sword

Organization control number
F-19989
Cultural property designation
National Treasure
Classification
Arm and Ar
Author
By Nagamitsu
Era century
Kamakura period, 13th century
Collector
Tokyo National Museum
Nagamitsu, said to be the son of Mitsutada, crafted swords during a span of 30 years, from 1274 to 1304. His blades resemble those of his father, with subtle textures resembling wood grain as well as flamboyant and irregular temper patterns. (20161114_h13-2)