Ordering number : 18604
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Hizen Koku Ju Oumi Daijo Fujiwara Tadahiro.
Shinto: Jyo Jyo Saku: Owazamono: Hizen
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
Shinto:Jojosaku high ranking sword:Oowaza mono high cutting test ranking.
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Habaki :king polisher.
Blade length : 69.7 cm or 27.44 inches.
Sori: 1.758cm or 0.692 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.04 cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.19cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane :0.55 cm or 0.21 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanei era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick with deep sori and
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Hamon : Nie Deki, Suguha with Ko-Ashi.
Boshi is large round shape.
Special feature: Oumi Daijyo Fujiwara Tadahiro was a son
of the first generation Tadayoshi and studied the technique
from his father. After his father passed away he succeeded
2nd generation. He said his name Tadahiro not Tadayoshi during his life.
The age of his succeeded period wa 19 years af age
and helped a lot from his father’s
students like Kawachi Daijyo Masahiro, Yukihiro,
Tadakuni and other students. Also under the protection of Daimyo Nabeshima family,
Hashimoto family could obtain Holland steal
So Tadahiro school could to make Hizen blade for a long period.
Nabeshima family heavily district to export Hizen blades to other places.
Tsuba : Iron Tsuba, spider, web and snail are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira : Iron, spider and web are engraved with gold color.
Saya : Likes trunk of cherry bloossom Saya.
Menuki : Shakudo, spider is engraved with gold color.
From Aoi Art: This Tadahiro is so nice workmanship.
The blade is Oowaza mono cutting test ranking also Jojo saki high ranking sword.
Especially the Jigane and shape is elegant.
It reminds of Enju, Kamakura period.
The Koshirae is set of spider design. We recommend this Katana for you.
NBTHKTokubetsu Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.