Welcome to Nihonto Antiques

Over 30 years of experience in Japanese Swords & specializing in art quality sword polishing & restoration.

Studying The Sword

Handling & researching as many swords as possible in hand is the best way of understanding swords, not through books alone.

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Soshu Odawara, Yasukuni (fss-725)

Soshu Odawara, Yasukuni (fss-725)

NO SHU KANEYOSHI (fss-724)

NO SHU KANEYOSHI (fss-724)

Koto Bizen Tanto (fss-723)

Koto Bizen Tanto (fss-723)

Sanshû Kunisuke (fss-722)

Sanshû Kunisuke (fss-722)

Bizen Morimitsu (fss-721)

Bizen Morimitsu (fss-721)

Hizen Katana (fss-720)

Hizen Katana (fss-720)

Kishû Yasumitsu (fss-719)

Kishû Yasumitsu (fss-719)

Kii no Kuni Yasumitsu (fss-718)

Kii no Kuni Yasumitsu (fss-718)

Kunitaka Daito (fss-717)

Kunitaka Daito (fss-717)

Bitchu Yasuhiro (fss-716)

Bitchu Yasuhiro (fss-716)

Wakazashi Mumei (fss-715)

Wakazashi Mumei (fss-715)

Yamato No Daijo Masanori (fss-714)

Yamato No Daijo Masanori (fss-714)

Echizen Kanenori (fss-713)

Echizen Kanenori (fss-713)

Hamabe Toshitaka (fss-712)

Hamabe Toshitaka (fss-712)

Showa Kaneyoshi (fss-711)

Showa Kaneyoshi (fss-711)

Koto era katana (fss-710)

Koto era katana (fss-710)

Horii Toshihide (fss-709)

Horii Toshihide (fss-709)

Tsukushi-Ryôkai (fss-708)

Tsukushi-Ryôkai (fss-708)

Yamashiro Nobuyoshi Wakazashi (fss-707)

Yamashiro Nobuyoshi Wakazashi (fss-707)

Yamashiro Nobuyoshi Katana (fss-706)

Yamashiro Nobuyoshi Katana (fss-706)

Sado No Kami Motoyoshi  (fss-705)

Sado No Kami Motoyoshi (fss-705)

Late Edo Katana (fss-704)

Late Edo Katana (fss-704)

Mumei Wakazashi (fss-703)

Mumei Wakazashi (fss-703)

Noshu Kanetoshi (fss-702)

Noshu Kanetoshi (fss-702)

Chikuzen Moritsuna (fss-701)

Chikuzen Moritsuna (fss-701)

Mino Kanesada (fss-700)

Mino Kanesada (fss-700)

Shinsaku-To (fss-699)

Shinsaku-To (fss-699)

(Mino) Kanekado (fss-698)

(Mino) Kanekado (fss-698)

Tanba no Kami Terukado (fss-697)

Tanba no Kami Terukado (fss-697)

Ishidô Den Katana (fss-696)

Ishidô Den Katana (fss-696)

Jakushū-jū Fuyuhiro (fss-695)

Jakushū-jū Fuyuhiro (fss-695)

Miyaguchi Yasuhiro (fss-694)

Miyaguchi Yasuhiro (fss-694)

Koto Gassan Daito (fss-693)

Koto Gassan Daito (fss-693)

Suruga no Kuni Shimada (fss-692)

Suruga no Kuni Shimada (fss-692)

(Zenjo) Tegai Kanetoshi (fss-691)

(Zenjo) Tegai Kanetoshi (fss-691)

Owari Masahide (fss-690)

Owari Masahide (fss-690)

Ko Nio Tachi (fss-689)

Ko Nio Tachi (fss-689)

Kanenori Gendai (fss-688)

Kanenori Gendai (fss-688)

Nôshû Seki Kanenori (fss-687)

Nôshû Seki Kanenori (fss-687)

Tosa Sadahiro (fss-686)

Tosa Sadahiro (fss-686)

Kashu-ju Kanehisa (fss-685)

Kashu-ju Kanehisa (fss-685)

Mizuta School Katana fss 684

Mizuta School Katana fss 684

Koto Soshu Tanto (fss 683)

Koto Soshu Tanto (fss 683)

(Yasukuni Shrine) Takenori (fss-682)

(Yasukuni Shrine) Takenori (fss-682)

Yasukuni Akitomo (fss-681)

Yasukuni Akitomo (fss-681)

Shinto Jumio (fss-680)

Shinto Jumio (fss-680)

Shin-shinto Tanto (fss-679)

Shin-shinto Tanto (fss-679)

QING DYNASTY MILITARY DAO SABER (nji-108)

QING DYNASTY MILITARY DAO SABER (nji-108)

Fujiwara Takeda Den (fss-678)

Fujiwara Takeda Den (fss-678)

Soft Metal Kozuka (fst-503)

Soft Metal Kozuka (fst-503)

Cloisonné Kozuka (fsk-552)

Cloisonné Kozuka (fsk-552)

kogai/warebashi (fsk-501)

kogai/warebashi (fsk-501)

Tsukashi Tsuba (fst-561)

Tsukashi Tsuba (fst-561)

Tosho Tsuba (fst-560)

Tosho Tsuba (fst-560)

Tsuba signed Kaneiye (fst-559)

Tsuba signed Kaneiye (fst-559)

Tsukashi Tsuba (fst-558)

Tsukashi Tsuba (fst-558)

Soft metal Tsuba (fst-557)

Soft metal Tsuba (fst-557)

Masakata Tsuba (fst-556)

Masakata Tsuba (fst-556)

Signed Tsukashi Tsuba (fst-555)

Signed Tsukashi Tsuba (fst-555)

Satsuma Style Tsuba (fst-554)

Satsuma Style Tsuba (fst-554)

Dragon IronTsuba (fst-553)

Dragon IronTsuba (fst-553)

Tsukashi Tsuba (fst-552)

Tsukashi Tsuba (fst-552)

Muneyuki Tsuba (fst-551)

Muneyuki Tsuba (fst-551)

KOTO BIZEN KIYOMITSU (fss-677)

KOTO BIZEN KIYOMITSU (fss-677)

Kanemichi Wakazashi (fss-676)

Kanemichi Wakazashi (fss-676)

Long Koto Daito (fss-675)

Long Koto Daito (fss-675)

Bizen Sukesada fss (674)

Bizen Sukesada fss (674)

Koto Katana (fss-673)

Koto Katana (fss-673)

Kashu Ietsugu Den (fss-672)

Kashu Ietsugu Den (fss-672)

Tanto Mounted Yari (fss-671)

Tanto Mounted Yari (fss-671)

Kashu Iyetsugu (fss-670)

Kashu Iyetsugu (fss-670)

Sagami Kaneyasu (fss-669)

Sagami Kaneyasu (fss-669)

Bizen Den Wakazashi (fss-668)

Bizen Den Wakazashi (fss-668)

Yasukuni Yasunobu (FSS 667)

Yasukuni Yasunobu (FSS 667)

Den Shintô Monjû (fss-666)

Den Shintô Monjû (fss-666)

Koto Mino Tanto (fss-665)

Koto Mino Tanto (fss-665)

Shin-shinto Tanto (fss-664)

Shin-shinto Tanto (fss-664)

Bingo HOKKE Den (fss-663)

Bingo HOKKE Den (fss-663)

Showa-To (fss-662)

Showa-To (fss-662)

Kanemoto Katana (fss-661)

Kanemoto Katana (fss-661)

Sukemitsu WWII Blade (fss-660)

Sukemitsu WWII Blade (fss-660)

Shinto Wakazashi (fss-659)

Shinto Wakazashi (fss-659)

Noshu Kaneuji (fss-658)

Noshu Kaneuji (fss-658)

Shinto Wakazashi (fss-656)

Shinto Wakazashi (fss-656)

Tosa masamitsu (fss-655)

Tosa masamitsu (fss-655)

Dragon Motif Kogai (fsf-601)

Dragon Motif Kogai (fsf-601)

Kashu Katsukuni (fss-654)

Kashu Katsukuni (fss-654)

Suruga Yoshitsuke (fss-653)

Suruga Yoshitsuke (fss-653)

Bizen Nagamitsu (fss-652)

Bizen Nagamitsu (fss-652)

Satsuma Masahira (fss-651)

Satsuma Masahira (fss-651)

Katsutoshi Tanto (fss-650)

Katsutoshi Tanto (fss-650)

Hira-zukuri Wakazashi (fss-649)

Hira-zukuri Wakazashi (fss-649)

KANESADA DAITO (FSS-648)

KANESADA DAITO (FSS-648)

Shimosa Daijo Kanemasa (fss-647)

Shimosa Daijo Kanemasa (fss-647)

Soshu Tsunahiro (fss-646)

Soshu Tsunahiro (fss-646)

Yasunori Katana (fss-645)

Yasunori Katana (fss-645)

Zenjo Yoshikado Katana (fss-644)

Zenjo Yoshikado Katana (fss-644)

Mihara School Katana (fss-643)

Mihara School Katana (fss-643)

Shinto Jumio Katana (fss-642)

Shinto Jumio Katana (fss-642)

Koto Bizen Tanto (fss-641)

Koto Bizen Tanto (fss-641)

Kato Jumio (fss-640)

Kato Jumio (fss-640)

Akitoku Katana (fss-639)

Akitoku Katana (fss-639)

Tsuba Lot (fss-638)

Tsuba Lot (fss-638)

Katana Mounted (fss-637)

Katana Mounted (fss-637)

(Yamashiro) Yoshimichi (fss-636)

(Yamashiro) Yoshimichi (fss-636)

SHIN-SHINTO Taikan (Book – 4)

SHIN-SHINTO Taikan (Book – 4)

Book (Koto Blades) (Book – 3)

Book (Koto Blades) (Book – 3)

(EDO) YOROI/ARMOR (fsspecial 6)

(EDO) YOROI/ARMOR (fsspecial 6)

Italian Rapier (nji-100)

Italian Rapier (nji-100)

Model 1850 Staff and Field Officer’s Sword (nji-101)

Model 1850 Staff and Field Officer’s Sword (nji-101)

Kukri (nji-102)

Kukri (nji-102)

Kukri (nji-103)

Kukri (nji-103)

Bayonet Collection (nji-104)

Bayonet Collection (nji-104)

African Spear (nji-105)

African Spear (nji-105)

Spanish Sword (nji-106)

Spanish Sword (nji-106)

Burmese Chinese Dah  (nji-107)

Burmese Chinese Dah (nji-107)

Tsuba (fso-628)

Tsuba (fso-628)

Ko Kinko Kogai fso-501

Ko Kinko Kogai fso-501

Fine Menuki Papered (fso-262)

Fine Menuki Papered (fso-262)

Ko Kinko Kogai fso-500

Ko Kinko Kogai fso-500

(Tegai) Kanenaga (fss-627)

(Tegai) Kanenaga (fss-627)

Koto Katana (fss-630)

Koto Katana (fss-630)

(Settsu) Masataka (fss-631)

(Settsu) Masataka (fss-631)

Toyama Ryu Katana (fss-633)

Toyama Ryu Katana (fss-633)

(Ichihara) Nagamitsu (fss-634)

(Ichihara) Nagamitsu (fss-634)

(Noshu) Kanetoshi (fss-586)

(Noshu) Kanetoshi (fss-586)

(Showa) Kaneyoshi (fss-612)

(Showa) Kaneyoshi (fss-612)

Shinto Katana (fss-613)

Shinto Katana (fss-613)

(Kashu) Yukimitsu (fss-632)

(Kashu) Yukimitsu (fss-632)

(Hizen) Tadakuni (fss-635)

(Hizen) Tadakuni (fss-635)

(Koto) UDA TANTO (fss-629)

(Koto) UDA TANTO (fss-629)

(Soshu) Tsunahiro (fss-607)

(Soshu) Tsunahiro (fss-607)

(Seki) Kaneie (fss-589)

(Seki) Kaneie (fss-589)

(Owari) Masatsune (fss-573)

(Owari) Masatsune (fss-573)

Uchikatana (fss-625)

Uchikatana (fss-625)

(Gassan) Katana (fss-626)

(Gassan) Katana (fss-626)

Koto Katana (fss-624)

Koto Katana (fss-624)

New Items

New items available for sale

Please don’t forget to look at our full inventory of swords

SHINSA APPRAISAL TEAM
COMING TO CHICAGO

This April 2015, the NTHK Shinsa team from Japan will be conducting a professional appraisals for swords and fittings.

If you are interested in having us submit your items for shinsa, email us for details. Availability is limited!

2015 Shinsa Team Members

Yoshikawa Eiichi:
Shinsa team head, director of the NTHK, curator of swords for the Japanese Imperial Household Agency, the Shosoin Imperial Repository and the Seikado Museum collection. Head of the Yoshikawa school of sword polishing and polisher to the Imperial Household.

Okada Moriyoshi

Iwamoto Toshiki

Jim Gilbert

Ogino Mitsuaki

Kawakami Yoichiro

Yoshikawa Eiichi
Yoshikawa Eiichi

Welcome to Nihonto Antiques

The Nihonto Antiques website was started as an educational and informational site on Japanese swords.  This includes Antique Japanese samurai swords, Sword Fittings and other related antiques. Photographing these Japanese swords and antiques involved many hours of work, in addition to designing and presenting these items in our gallery. The Japanese Swords or in Japanese Nihon-to website offers Antique Japanese Swords For Sale including Japanese Samurai Tachi, Katana, Wakazashi, Tanto, and Koshirai/Kodogu. There are also many interesting facts on Japanese Sword Polishing that you may find useful on the site.

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