Kinai (Biographical details)

Kinai (goldsmith/metalworker; Japanese; 17thC - 18thC)

Also known as

Kinai

Biography

The Kinai school was associated with the Yasutsugu family of swordsmiths appointed as cutlers to the Tokugawas. They also carved dragons on sword blades. The Kinai school continued successful until towards the end of the Edo period.