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Dai Sho :Katana :Noshu Shimizu Ju Juyo(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token),Wakizashi:Noshu Ju Juyo(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number:AS23862

Dai Sho :

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Dai : Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature: Noshu Shimizu Ju Juyo
濃州清水住寿命

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku, and Regular Saku.
This sword is ranked as Jyojyo Saku for Noshu Shimizu Ju Juyo.
Polished.
Habaki: Single silver.
Blade Length: 67.4 cm (26.54 in).
Curvature: 1.2 cm (0.47 in).
Mekugi Hole: 1.
Width at Base: 3.34 cm (1.31 in).
Width at Tip: 2.17 cm (0.85 in).
Thickness: 0.74 cm (0.29 in).
Sword Weight: 685 grams.
Era: Early Edo period, around Keicho (1600).
Shape: This piece has a wide blade, thick kasane, shallow curvature, and an extended tip, indicating a healthy shape.
Jigane: Visible hada.
Hamon: Nie-deki straight hamon with nijuba and nezumi ashi, with a rounded boshi.

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Sho : Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature: Noshu Ju Juyo
濃州住寿命

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku, and Regular Saku.
This sword is ranked as Jyo Saku for Noshu Ju Juyo.
Polished.
Habaki: Double silver foil.
Blade Length: 54.2 cm (21.34 in).
Curvature: 1.2 cm (0.47 in).
Mekugi Hole: 1.
Width at Base: 2.94 cm (1.16 in).
Width at Tip: 2.10 cm (0.83 in).
Thickness: 0.61 cm (0.24 in).
Sword Weight: 455 grams.
Era: Early Edo period, around Keicho (1600).
Shape: As a wakizashi, it has a wide blade, deep curvature, and an extended tip, indicating a good shape.
Jigane: Although slightly coarse, the boshi is rounded and returns beautifully.
Hamon: Nie-deki with a soft nioiguchi, making it a rare piece with few works of the same signature.

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Features: Juyo has been praised since ancient times for extending longevity and has been appreciated as an auspicious work, often given as a gift.Although this piece is a Shinto sword from around Keicho, it appears to be from an earlier period.

Aoi Art’s Comment: It is astonishing that both the katana and tanto bear the signature of Noshu Shimizu Ju Juyo. It is likely they were made as a daisho set. Juyo’s swords were considered auspicious and often given as gifts. The daisho set is rare and highly appreciated.

Katana: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Wakizashi: NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: Whole Oshigata

Auction Starting Price:600,000JPY

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