George's Japanese Sword Pictures

Nihonto

Blades

Oshigata
Rubbings

Yanone
Arrow Heads

Nanka Token Kai

Archery
Fittings

Tsuba
Sword Guards

Tsuka
Sword Hilts

Menuki

Fuchi-Kashira

Kodzuka & Kogai
Armor and Related Items
Other Japanese Items
 
Prints

Kanji & Mon
   
Click on the small picture or blue text to see a larger version.

Katana
(Swords)

Katsu Mitsu   Bungo Yuki Hira Hizen Masa Nori

Tanto

Gold Inscription

Katana

Katana
 
Nagamori Shinryo Sanekuni

Tachi

Wakizashi

Tanto
 
Taka Hira Taka Hira Sukehira Soshu Yasuharu

Katana

Katana

Katana

Katakama Yari
See oshigata below  
 
Aki Mitsu 1939 Ka Shige 1944 Kaneuji  

Showa Kaigunto

Showa Kaigunto

Showa Katana
 
 
    Ujifusa  

Aikuchi

Aikuchi

Aikuchi
 
 

Sword Shapes
 


One Boy's Day Aikuchi
About Boy's Day and Shoki.
 

Boy's Day Aikuchi

Kanenaga

Aikuchi by Kanetoki
 
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Oshigata
(Rubbings)

 

Yanone by Umetada

Kane Sada

Kane Kuni

Takahira

See photo above
 

Four Yari

Yari by NoriKatsu

Yari by NoriKatsu

Naginata by Masao
 

Aikuchi by Kanetoki

Naotane
 
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Tsuka


Tsuka
with Fuchi-Kashira by Omori Teruhide

Tsuka

Menuki
(Sword Hilt Decorations)


Goto

Fuchi-Kashira

 

Fuchi-Kashira

Omori Teruhide

Fuchi-Kashira

Fuchi-Kashira
 

Fuchi depicting a swordsmith

Goto Fuchi

Pair of Fuchi

Kodzuka, Kogai & Umabari

 
Shoki

Masanaga

Goto

Umabari
 
Archery Theme
 
Various

Saito Tominao
 

Katana Kake

   
 
 
Sword Stand

Carved Aikuchi Saya

 
Ivory Carvings
 
Detail 1
 
Detail 2
 
 
Aikuchi Saya

 

Aikuchi Saya

47 Ronin Theme


Sword Forging and Polishing


Swordsmiths

Sword Polisher

Naoji Karita
 


Archery

Indoor Archery Set
Indoor Archery Set

Ainu Quiver

Yanone

Arrowheads

Whistling Arrow

(Japan)
 
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Nanka Token Kai

 
Long Beach Exhibition

1960

Barnsdall Exhibition

1964
 
 

Yasu Kizu

See biography.

Fred Martin

Joseph Bott

Robert Haynes
 
 
Bott's book on Japanese Swords was recently published. George ( and Jack ) recommend it. Click on cover to read all about it.
 
 
 
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