Menu Close

Tachi(太刀)

TACHI typically refers to a longer, more curved sword than other Japanese swords though there were some exceptions. An armored Samurai on horseback often used it during the Heian period (794-1185 A.D.) -the beginning of the Muromachi period (1336 to 1392 A.D.). TACHI was suspended loosely on the left waist with its edge facing the ground so that you could draw it faster to cut down soldiers on the ground.

In general, TACHI is older than the other types of swords. The magnificent beauty of the curvature of those swords is more prominent. Back in the day, Samurai admired their swords and believed there was a divine spirit that lived in the swords and protects them.
Now, all the antique Japanese swords are regarded as pieces of artwork and are allowed to export overseas unless they are national treasures. So many people are enthusiastic about Japanese swords worldwide. Please check our collection below.

Updated: 16 Jan 2021

Showing all 3 results

  • $14,445.72

    Included:
    NBTHK Hozon certificate, Koshirae Sword Mounting, Shirasaya Case, Traditional Sword Carry Case for Shirasaya and Koshirae, Sword Maintenance Kit, Full Exportation Support

    Delivery Date:
    1.0-1.5 month after you place an order
    *There might be delay in shipment depending on countries

    Category Tachi(KO-TO)
    Age Eisho Period(1506 A.D.)
    Swordsmith Sukesada
    Certificate NBTHK Hozon Certificate
    Location Bizen Province( Okayama Prefecture today)
    Blade Size Length:  63.2 cm(24.9 inches)/Curvature: 1.8 cm(0.7 inches)

  • $0.00

    Included:
    NTHK Kanteisho certificate, Traditional Sword Carrying Case, Sword Maintenance Kit, Full Exportation Support

    Delivery Date:
    1.0-1.5 month after you place an order
    *There might be delay in shipment depending on countries

    Category TACHI(KO-TO)
    Age Ko-An era(弘安): Late Kamakura Period(1278-1288 A.D.)
    Swordsmith Later Ichimonji Sukekane(Unsigned) 一文字助包
    Certificate NTHK Kanteisho Certificate
    Location Bizen Province( Okayama Prefecture today)
    Blade Size Length:  63.2 cm/Curvature: 1.5 cm
  • $0.00

    SIGNED:
    Fujiwara Sadayuki

    Included:
    NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Certificate, Shirasaya Case, Koshirae Mounting, Traditional Sword Carrying Case, Sword maintenance Kit, Full Exportation Support

    Delivery Date:
    1.0-1.5 month after you place an order
    *There might be delay in shipment depending on countries

    Category Katana( SHINTO)
    Age Early Edo Period(Jōō era):1652-1655
    Swordsmith Fujiwara Sadayuki(藤原貞行)
    Certificate NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Certificate
    Location Bungo province(Ohita)
    Blade Size Length:68.9 cm(27.1 inches) , Curvature: 1.5 cm(0.59 inches)

    We use high resolution images. You can enlarge all the photos to see the detail of the blade and sword mountings.