"Tanto" Sword, Known as “Atsushi Toshiro”

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"Tanto" Sword, Known as “Atsushi Toshiro”

others / Kamakura

By Yoshimitsu

Kamakura period, 13th century

1口

Inscriptions:銘 吉光

National Treasure

Yoshimitsu, who belonged to the Awataguchi group of swordsmiths in Kyoto, created many short swords called [tanto]. This example is small but has an extremely thick blade."

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