Of classic shape, with a leaf-shaped blade on a socket, connected by a cast bronze base.
A robust and heavy example, crafted with care.
Made in the 16th century, for the warrior monks of the Hozo-in temple in Nara.
Made of iron, shaped as a gourd, with silver overlay.
A fine tantō forged in the Sōshū tradition with Hon'Ami Koson sayagaki.