Appraisal Quiz : #264

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Ou Matsuyama Han Mineya Masayo Ju Mino Kuni Okachiyama Sanroku Ju Fujiwara Nagasada/Oite Touto Aoyama Bunkyu 2 nenn 8 gatsu Saku kore

Special feature : Nagasada is a school of Mino province Akasaka Senjyuuin. His real name is Matsui JIichiro. He has moved to Aoyama, Edo at Kouka to Kaei period(1844-1854) and studied sword forging.
Later on he becomes a personal swordsmith of Kishuu Tokugawa family. Thee blade tang showed Aoyama, Isetamaru or other district.
Okachiyama mountain area was the place battle with Tokugawa family and Oda family in Sekigahara area. Tokugawa Ieyasu was ordered from that mountain. He stick resolutely to Okachiyama Sanroku.
He passed away at Meiji 2nd year age 61 years.
Ordered person Hachiya maser was a samurai of Matuyama family.
Nagasada is well known sword maker and selected as Jyuyo token.
This sword is quite good condition with Ububa without kizu and faults and well balanced sword. We strongly recommend this sword for you.

Appraisal Quiz #264 (October 18th, 2013)
Who made this sword do you think ?


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Blade length : 69.6cm or 27.4 inches.
Sori : 2.6cm or 1.02inches.
Mekugi: 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.42cm or 1.34inches.
Kasane : 0.56cm or 0.22inches.
Shape : It is rather wide, thin, and deep sori hirauchi sword. It is in fine shape. On the front side sword and dokko(Ancient Indian weapon) is
is engraved. On the backside bonji is engraved. there is also a fine engravement.
Jitetsu :Koitame had with mokume mix. JInie is well grained. There are delicate chikei seen. It is the most fine piece. There is utsuri seen in the ji.
Hamon : Konie base with mixture of suguha. It is komidare with ash is well seen. There are blending of ash and yo from around the monouchi area.
Boshi is shape end.


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