Daisho: Dewa Daijo Fujiwara Kunimichi

Ordering number: AS19407
Dai Sho :

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Dai : Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature: Dewa Daijo Fujiwara Kunimichi

Shinto: Jyo Jyo saku: Wazamono: Yamashiro
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to yo Jyo saku Jyo Saku Regular saku J ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single habaki.
Blade length: 68.7 cm or 27.04 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi:  1
Width at the hamachi: 2.98 cm or 1.17 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 1.91 cm or 0.75 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword: 575 grams.
Era: Edo period around Kanbunera.
Shape: Regular width and thickness Katana with small Sori.
The blade is Kanei style.
Jigane: Itame Hada Hadadachi with Jinie attach.
There are Chikei. The blade is Kunihiro school Jigane.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare and Ko Gunome Midare.
In the Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is Notare round, Mishina Boshi.

Special feature: Born around 1576 in Yamato province, Kunimichi
the First learned under Iga (No) Kami Kinmichi and Horikawa Kunihiro.
It is thought that Kunimichi was designated Dewa Daijo in 1614 to 1615.
His latest work was done in1657. Most of his swords show fascinating hamon with strong Nie and Nioi.
This katana shows distinctive features of his workmanship.
Especially the texture of jitetsu outstrips one of his masters Horikawa Kunihiro’s.

Koshirae :
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba: Shakudo Tsuba, chrysanthemum is engraved with gold color. The rim is covered with gold.
Menuki: Shakudo, chrysanthemum is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, chrysanthemum is engraved with gold color.

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Sho: Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature : Dewa Daijo Fujiwara Kunimichi

Shinto: Jyo Jyo saku: Wazamono: Yamashiro
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-Jyo saku J ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : silver single habaki.
Blade length : 45.76 cm or 18.01 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Mekugi :  1
Width at the hamachi : 2.87 cm or 1.12 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.95 cm or 0.76 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword: 420 grams.
Era : Edo period around Kanbun era.
Shape : Regular width and thickness Wakizashi.
There are engraving of sword and Gomabashi.
Jigane : Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are Chikei and Yo. visible to see the texture.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Gunome Midare and Togari Gunome Midare.
In the Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Boshi is large round shape and Hakikake style.

Special feature: Born around 1576 in Yamato province, Kunimichi the First learned under Iga (No) Kami Kinmichi and Horikawa Kunihiro. It is thought that Kunimichi was designated Dewa Daijo in 1614 to 1615. His latest work was done in1657. Most of his swords show fascinating hamon with strong Nie and Nioi.
This katana shows distinctive features of his workmanship.
Especially the texture of jitetsu outstrips one of his masters Horikawa Kunihiro’s.

Koshirae :
Saya : Black Roiro Saya.
Tsuba : Shakudo Tsuba, chrysanthemum is engraved with gold color. The rim is covered with gold.
Menuki : Shakudo, chrysanthemum is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira : Shakudo, chrysanthemum is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka: Shakudo Nanako, chrysanthemum is engraved with gold color.
Kogatana:

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From Aoi Art: This is a very rare Dewa Daijo Fujiwara Kunimichi’s Daisho.
Probably this Daisho was possessed by senior Samurai or Daisho.
Boths blades have NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.
We strongly recommend this Daisho for you.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token for each blade.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Auction starting Price : 1,750,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)

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