Japanese Tanto, with Dragon on Blade, Circa 19th Century

Japanese Armory

Japanese Tanto, with Dragon on Blade, Circa 19th Century

  • SKU: 24170
In Stock & Ready To Ship!

Japanese Tanto, with Dragon on Blade, Circa 19th Century


Blade Length 9 7/8"

Shinshinto Tanto very healthy and in polish, with an very well carved Horimono of a Dragon.
Blade Circa 1800's.
That particular example it's an Utsushimo made specifically in the style of the Famous master Norishige by Ikkansai Yoshihiro, Ikkansai Yoshihiro was a famous shinshinto smith and very talented in recreating the old master Norishige.
A superb example in all regards!
Blade rest in it's original old Edo period koshirai/mounts original to the blade. 
Photography by Mitchell D. Cohen


Layaway option available by Klarna. If you wish to pay by Zelle, check or wire transfer, please contact the gallery directly, studio@farinafinearts.com. There is a 4% fee if you wish to pay your deposit using PayPal or Credit Card. Knives must be purchased, in full, within 90 days. Thereafter, we will put the knife back up for sale.


All knives are shipped FedEx 2-day, insured with adult signature required upon delivery (unless noted otherwise). In order to ship your item(s) we need your full name, phone number, billing and shipping address and your email address.


Please contact us within three days of receipt for a refund of the cost of the knife: studio@farinafinearts.com. Shipping and insurance charges are not refundable. Returns are subject to a 10% restocking fee and credit card or PayPal processing fee. All items must be returned in the same exact condition as it was received and must be shipped fully insured via FedEx. Most custom knives are guaranteed by the makers we represent and most factory knives carry the manufacturer's warranty. We do not guarantee the durability of natural handle materials (such as bone, wood, pearl, etc...) or the reaction of any material to water and air (rust, oxidation, etc.)  If an item needs to be returned due to our error, we may offer a full refund at our discretion. Any condition visible in our product pictures is considered to be disclosed and does not constitute an error or omission on our part.