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Antique Nihonto - Katana with Tachi Koshirae, Muromachi (400-600 years old) - Uda Kunimune Gold Signature, NBTHK Hozon Certified

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 Blade picture to come.

Nagasa: 61.8cm/24.3"
Sori: 1.4cm/.6"
Motohaba: 2.8cm/1.1"
Total Length: 87.5.cm/34.4"

 Uda is a prestigious school that flourished during the Nanbokuchoto-mid Muromachi period(approx. 1334-1491). It was founded by Kunimitsu(国光) in the late Kamakura period. The school was located in Etchu province in modern-day Toyama prefecture today.

 

Kunimitsu was originally from Yamato Uda Gun(大和宇多郡), located in Nara prefecture but moved to Etchu in the late Kamakura period(1299-1333) with his apprentices including Kunifusa(国房), and Kunimune(国宗).

 

Uda school was famous for producing practically designed blades, which were desirable during Nanbokucho- Muromachi period. Among other schools in the Hokuriku region (the northwestern part of Honshu), Uda school was the most prominent school.

 

When the Uda school flourished in the Nanbokucho period, Ja tumultuous time when the imperial court was split into two sides (south and north).