Naginata, Antique japanese sword "Houkinokami Fujiwara Nobutaka" - Steel, Tamahagane - Samurai - Japan - Edo Period (1600-1868)

Naginata, Antique japanese sword "Houkinokami Fujiwara Nobutaka" - Steel, Tamahagane - Samurai - Japan - Edo Period (1600-1868)
Very good condition, see description - 38.5×63.5×102 cm

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Magnificent antique Naginata from the Edo period (1600-1868), signed "Houkinokami Fujiwara Nobutaka". Nobutaka originally signed as Nobuteru on his work. At the age of 34, he received the title of Houkinokami and became the third generation Nobutaka in his school. He served the Owari Tokugawa family. The Tokugawa family was a Shogunate family, which indicates that Nobutaka was a famous sword maker known for his work at the time.

The blade is accompanied by the export permit, it is registered at the prefecture of cultural affairs in Japan.
The condition of the blade is excellent and there are very few scratches. The signature is very well preserved and the blade is in old polishing.
Please appreciate this absolutely magnificent midnight Hamome Gunome, it gives all the more depth to the inner beauty of the blade.
This Naginata is imposing and it retains in it a discipline as well as a prestigious know-how recognised as such.


Length: 38.5 cm
Sori : 1.8 cm
Total length : 102 cm


Careful shipping, insurance included.

**** Piece reserved for the prestigious sale of Japanese antiques ****

We checked the sword signature. There is no guarantee of its authenticity, as it does not have certification (origami NBTHK or NTHK - certification paper).

In order to ensure the identity of the manufacturer, we must present the sword to one of the major Japanese associations (NBTHK or NTHK). These associations will judge the sword and publish appropriate documents (origami) attesting to the authenticity of the sword and/or its historical importance.

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Lot details
Antique japanese sword "Houkinokami Fujiwara Nobutaka", Naginata
Steel, Tamahagane
Edo Period (1600-1868)
Region/ Country of origin
Artist/ Maker
Houkinokami Fujiwara Nobutaka
Signed by
Theme/ depiction
Very good condition, see description
38.5×63.5×102 cm
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