Collection by Phil Napier

Inscribed by Naotane (Japanese, Blade for a Short Sword (Wakizashi). Engraved by Yoshitane (Japanese), dated Japanese. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Brayton Ives and W. Walters, 1891 Weapons of beauty

Blade inscribed by Naotane Taikei | Blade and Mounting for a Short Sword (Wakizashi) | Japanese | The Met

Inscription: Inscribed on the tang of the blade, on the obverse: 大慶直胤(花押) (Taikei Naotane (kaō)); on the reverse: 天保十年仲春 (Tenpō jū-nen chūshun) (Tenth year of Tenpō [1839], second month); on the sword guard (tsuba): 長州住幸仲作 (Chōshū jū Yukinaka saku) (Made by Yukinaka, residing in Nagato Province [present-day Yamaguchi Prefecture])

Elysium Concept Art by Ben Mauro

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Belgian Man Made His Own Samurai Armor

When Danny was sixteen, he started collecting Japanese swords. But after he saw The Last Samurai as an adult, he knew swords weren't enough. He wanted his own suit of samurai armor. So, he spent two years of his life making one.

Katana [Kawabe Suishinsi Sadahide] [N.K] Tokubetu Hozon Token & Tousougu - Edo Era 1810

Katana koshirae.

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