A katana is a sword with a curved blade longer than 60 cm fitted with an uchigatana-style mounting and worn in a waist sash with the cutting edge facing up. Sometimes, so that people can have a closer look, the saya can be removed and placed in another ‘slot’ on the katana kake. If this is the case. KATANA KAKE VERTICAL – Discover our sword display stands selection on

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There was also another type of stand specifically for Tachi, again using the term tachi kake, that sat vertically on the ground. See our Returns Policy. There was a problem completing your request. Please make sure that you’ve entered a valid question. For katana, which is usually thrust edge facing upwards through the obi, that is the way that it sits on the stand.

Product information Technical Details. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? See questions and answers. I do not know how true this is, but the katana kake certainly became more popular in times of relative peace such as the mid to late Edo period and so not having your sword constantly by your side might make you more concerned with how easy it would be to get to, especially in your own home. The decoration on the front is a landscape Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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When worn or displayed together, these were called the daisho as in big and little sword. But usable without problems. Customers also shopped for.


Be the first to review this item. This sword rack can be set a Two swords. They nominally descended from Emperor Seiwa — and were a branch of the Minamoto clan Seiwa Genji by the Nitta clan.

There are a some scratches because it is the old one. For katanaa katanakake is used and in fact it can be used for tachi as well. This is an antique Japanese sword stand, which I bought many years ago. When placed in a stand like this, the curvature of the blade leaned inwards, with the edge of the blade facing away from the observer. Browse Related Browse Related.

Tachi on the other hand, being hung from a belt on special rope hangers called ashi, are worn with the edge facing downwards. It displays your sword horizontally and can katanna space for one or many swords depending on how it’s been made. The tsuka of the tachi being kak heaviest end, sat at the bottom of the stand in a little indentation to stop it sliding out.

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No Brand name YariNoHanzo. The saya was then rested in a little groove at the top of the stand, the kkae, upright stand and sword, forming a kind of triangle shape.


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This page was last updated: Read more about our cookies. So you’ve got a sword and you’re not sure how best to display it.

It is beautiful black lacquer katana kake. Share your thoughts with other customers. This is a beautiful double sword stand. I want people in the world to use a good item of Japan. Amazon Business Service for business customers. It is wooden with black urushi lacquer and mother of pearl inlay or raden. Japanese swords are displayed in the manner which they are worn. The tsuka of course remains to the left in the same manner as the katana would be displayed.

Decorated in iroe takamakie, hiramakie and fundame on a hirame ground with gold foil embellishments, ivory and mother of pearl inlay, the front panels are decorated with a pond scene with four ducks beneath a support decorated with floral scrolls growing from five Tokugawa mons, the feet decorated with flying cranes and scrolling clouds.

You can edit your question or post anyway. A rare katana kake sword stand with Tokugawa crest.

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