Maeda Keiji Katana Koshirae

It says that Maeda Keiji (1543-1612) used a very heavy blade and with a very elegant Koshirae.

Yamato Budogu is proud to reproduce this unique Iaito that features a heavy blade (1000 g approx) with Sanbonsugi Hamon and an aesthetic Kuro Shuiro (dark vermellion) Saya with Kyoto Sanada Sageo included.

The navy blue cotton Tsukaito is firmly wrapped over Kuro Shuiro genuine Samegawa featuring an elegant Yasurime Tensho Fuchi Kashira.

  • Weight w/o the Saya: 1020 g approx.
  • Total length: 105 cm
  • Blade length: 73.5 cm
  • Blade material : reinforced zinc aluminium alloy*
  • Tsuka (handle) length: 26.5 cm
  • Genuine Kuro Shuiro Samegawa (ray skin).
  • Tsukamaki (wrapping): selected cotton.
  • Saya: selected Ho wood.
  • Sageo: Hand made Sanada Himo Sageo.
  • Proudly made in Gifu, Japan.

The Iaito is constructed only by Japanese craftsmen in Gifu, not created by either non-Japanese labor or by mass production system: please allow us 6-8 weeks for the production.

*A zinc aluminium alloy is not made for cutting or any action which involves any impact to another object.

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