Ordering number : 19333
Hinawa Ju: matchlock (Big size)
Signature : Niju Tanmakibari Sesshu Ju
Inoue Sekiuemon Saku Toshitsugu(Kao)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
Length :110.6 cm or 43.54 inches.
Length of the barrel: 71.4cm or 28.11 inches.
Weight of the blade: 8,850 grams
Era : Late Edo period.
Special feature: In the late Edo period, demand for guns drastically declined,
and the Inoue family, who was a blacksmith at the border, was south of
Fukushima Prefecture, including the Iyo Ozu Pass, which he had when he was
the 10th Sekiemon Sekiemon Will be the best gunsmith in Japan that goes
in and out of Kagoshima 60 feudal cran
However, the latest Western-style guns were eventually abandoned
because they cut a spiral groove in the barrel and had excellent range and accuracy.
However, the contrast of the barrel of the iron gun with the purple-black glow
of the iron gun and the contrast of the mesh that supports it is excellent,
and the artistic value of the barrel is good. This is a superlative good rope gun
that rarely comes out, and is a work produced by Seiji Inoue SakujiToshitsugu’s master craft
in the late Edo period. It is said that Inoue Sekiemon Sakuji Sakuji succeeded in the management
of metal guns and succeeded in management since the Meiji period.
This work is extremely well-preserved and has been key in good condition.
Inoue Sekiemon Sakuju, who is evaluated as one of the most famous ones
Is a work I would like to recommend because it rarely appears.
The family crest is inlaid in a barrel with a round crest family crest
which is called round Katabami.
Family crest. round katabami.
mainly Reizeike family, Irie ke family Hidahirose family use this kind of family crest.
Aoi Art estimation paper