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Tosa Minke Whale Knife by Tetsu Yamashita

Tosa Minke Whale Knife by Tetsu Yamashita

Regular price $84.00
  • 6. 3/4" x 1. 3/4"
  • Designed by Tetsu Yamashita
  • Hand made


“Legend has it that these knives were conceived when the smith and sickle maker Tetsu Yamashita was asked to make a round ended knife that might be used by children to learn the proper sharpening of pencils.”

Made of Steel, this minke whale shaped knife is adorable and functional. It can be used as a pencil sharpener or letter opener.

The minke whale is the second smallest baleen whale. Its global population is estimated to be approximately 515,000.