Ordering number : JH01
Katana in Shirasaya. (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)
Signature : Hizen Koku Jyunin Tadayoshi Saku.
Sayagaki Translation : Hizen Koku Junin Tadayoshi, Ubu, 8 Kanji characters signature, must be made Genna 7th (ca 1621) Tadayoshi the first generation. Utsushi of Naoe Shizu school, made very well. written by Tanobe on some day in June 2007.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku, Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
The blade is polished by Mishina (Mukansa polisher) in 2007.
Blade length : 69.0 cm or 27.17 inches.
Sori : 1.6 cm or 0.63 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 2.9 cm or 1.142 inches.
Wide at the Kissaki : 2.17 5cm or 0.846 inches.
Kasane : 0.64 cm or 0.252 inches.
Era : Early Edo period, Genna 7th. (ca 1621)
Shape : Width and thickness are usual, deep Sori, nice shape Katana.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with much Jinie attached, Chikei working well.
Hamon : Niedeki Suguha, Ashi working very well looks like smoke.
Special Feature : Tadayoshi the first generation used different signatures. Early days he used the 5 Kanji characters signature called Goji Tadayoshi and used Hizen Koku Junin Tadayoshi saku, Musashi Daijo Fujiwara Tadahiro and Hizen Koku Fujiwara Tadayoshi later on.
He tried to emulate Koto swords when he used the signature Hizen Koku Junin Tadayoshi saku.
This sword has a long Kissaki and the Hamon is very attractive.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
ATTENTION! : This sword is in Germany and will be shipped from there. the shipping cost from Germany is not included.
Price : JPY 3,750,000 (the shipping cost is not included)