• Fuchi Kashira Nanako and gold Kamon

    Fuchi Kashira Nanako and gold Kamon

    Superb Fuchi Kashira of good quality, worked in Nanako and decorated with golden Mon. Edo period (1600-1868) The Kamon represented here are those of the Daimyo Oda Nobunaga as well as Akechi Mitsuhide who was at his service as a general. Dimensions : Fuchi : 38 x 25 mm Kashira […]

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  • Katana Yamato Kanabo

    Katana Yamato Kanabo

    Rare Katana Yamato from Kanabo school. Koto period, late Muromachi (approx 1520). This small school was created late in Yamato, at the end of the Muromachi period. Its name comes from the fact that the blacksmiths added « Kanabo », the place of establishment of the school, to their patronymic in their […]

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  • Tsuba Shoami « Nobuie »

    Tsuba Shoami « Nobuie »

    Iron Tsuba from the school Shoami – 正阿弥 Rare design of Nobuie 信家 style depicting a chopping Shakudo knife. Edo period (1600 – 1868) Dimensions = 8,5 x 7,9 cm 570 €  490 €

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  • Tsuba Tomoe
  • Echizen Dragon Tsuba

    Echizen Dragon Tsuba

    Large and massive Tsuba representing a Dragon Edo period – Echizen province. Probably from Kinai school, with high grade quality. Dimensions : 9 x 8,8 cm NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu certificate. Price = SOLD

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  • Nidai Tadatsuna Katana

    Nidai Tadatsuna Katana

    Katana signed Awataguchi Omi no Kami Tadatsuna – 栗田口近江守忠綱 Nidai Tadatsuna (2nd generation) Shinto – Genroku 1688 – Settsu Ko Itame Jigane, Chôji Hamon, Ko-maru Bôshi. With a nice activity of the Hamon where we can see Ji Nie, Nioi guchi, Kinsuji, Sunagashi… Ikkanshi school. Koshirae and Shirasaya. Tsuba Kinai […]

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About me

Specializing in antique Japanese Art

Welcome to Nihonto France. My name is Florian Sala, I am passionate and collector of Japanese swords for over 20 years and an active member (No. 00035264) of the NBTHK (Nihon Token Bijitsu Hozon Kyokai) located in Tokyo, Japan.This website has been created primarily for the love of Japanese sword, and it is with pleasure that I share with you today this art of beauty and complexity rarely matched to this day. I will strive to propose on my website only old, authentic and high quality items, directly from Japan.


Recent Posts

Katana Hizen Masahiro 1st generation

Katana Hizen Masahiro 1st generation

Katana signed “Hizen Kuni Kawachi no Daijo Fujiwara Masahiro” – 肥前国河内大掾藤原正広 Shodai (first generation) Early Edo ~1628 Hizen province School name : Tadayoshi Stunning and exuberant gunome midare hamon on a bright and deep Nioi base dotted with ko nie, ji nie, sunagashi, kinsuji … The Jigane is ko itame […]

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Katana Ko Mihara Masahiro

Katana Ko Mihara Masahiro

Katana Ko Mihara Masahiro 古三原正広 Koto – Nanbokucho Period – 1384 Bingo Province (currently the eastern part of Hiroshima) Name of the school: (Ko) Mihara Hamon in chu suguha on base Nioi strewn with some nie, kinsuji and sunagashi, with a luminous nioiguchi. The jihada is in itame / mokume […]

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Katana Kake Hon Akagashi (red oak)

Katana Kake Hon Akagashi (red oak)

Katana Kake « two places » made of Hon Akagashi (hight quality japanese red oak) Dimensions : Height = 33,4 cm Length = 43 cm Width = 18 cm SOLD

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Sunobi Tanto signed Muramasa

Sunobi Tanto signed Muramasa

Gorgeous sunobi Tanto signed Muramasa with its Koshirae. Koto – Muromachi period (1336 – 1573) Very beautiful blade of 37 cm nagasa (as mentioned on the certificate Hon’ami), where we can see a beautiful hamon in Hitatsura with great activity of Nie, ko nie, tobiyaki, some sunagashi … The hada […]

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Katana Kake Kamon Mitsu Kashiwa

Katana Kake Kamon Mitsu Kashiwa

Imposing old Katana Kake ornamented with a Kamon representing three oak leaves. The Kamon is that of the Makino clan, which is a Daimyo branch of the samurai Minamoto clan in the Edo period. The meaning of this Kamon is Maru ni mitsu Kashiwa. In winter, the dead leaves of […]

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Tiger Menuki Iyo Shoami Yoshikazu

Tiger Menuki Iyo Shoami Yoshikazu

Gorgeous and rare set of Tiger menuki, signed Yoshikazu – 吉一 Iyo Shôami school – Edo 1675-1700 Matsuyama province Made from a sentoku/copper alloy with shakudo inlays on the bodies of tigers, the eyes are gold and teeth are shakudo. Dimensions : 4,3 cm SOLD

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Katana Kunisuke

Katana Kunisuke

Katana signed « Kawachi no kami Kunisuke » 河内守国助 Second generation (nidai) « Naka Kawachi » Early Edo – 1658 Settsu province (Osaka) School : Kunisuke choji Midare hamon ko itame hada jigane komaru boshi Dimensions : Nagasa = 68,9 cm Sori = 0,9 cm Motohaba = 3,4 cm Kasane = 0,8 cm Fujishiro rank : […]

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Full antique japanese armor

Full antique japanese armor

Ō-yoroi - 大鎧 Authentic and genuine Japanese warfare armor dating from the 17th century, early Edo. Sujibachi Kabuto (helmet) made of 47 steel slats (rare) with an iron Tehen. Menpô (half mask) of good quality in two parts assembled by pitons. Made of lacquered iron, and mustache in horse mane. Red lacquered […]

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Old KatanaKake with engravings

Old KatanaKake with engravings

Very beautiful wooden Katanakake decorated with engravings representing a samurai as well as a geometric pattern on the drawer. SOLD

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Tsuba Senoo

Tsuba Senoo

Very rare Tsuba signed Senoo Saku Beautiful representation of Daruma wrapped in his robes decorated with floral motifs in Ke-bori . The ring to his ear is in silver and the pupil of his eye in Shakudo. The alloy of this Tsuba is predominantly made of copper and silver. Senoo […]

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