Learning About Japanese Antiques

The following links will give you a good foundation on which to build your knowledge of Japanese antiques. For Japanese antiques currently for sale, view the TOKOHAN Catalog.

Japanese Antique Glossary

Learn About Samurai Utility Knives: Kogatana and Kozuka

Learn About Samurai Sword Hand Guards: Tsuba

Learn About the Japanese Antique Pen: Yatate

Learn About Japanese Tobacco Pipes: Kiseru

An article by Ian Spellerberg concerning antique paper knives