Ordering number : 1813312
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature: Hizen Kuni Jyu Oumi Daijyo Fujiwara Tadahiro. not guarantee.
The blade was polished by goos polisher.
habaki:gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 69.6 cm or 27.4 inches.
Sori : 1.7 cm or 0.67 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3.11 cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.11 cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane : 0.71 cm or 0.28 inches.
Weight of only blade:795 gram.
Era : Early Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with longer kisaaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon : Niedeki middle suguha with thick nioikuchi with koashi.Boshi is rod shape.
Special feature : adahiro the Second, born Heisakuro Hashimoto as a legitimate son of Tadayoshi the First.
Tadahiro was only19 years old when his father passed away in1632 but he was enough skillful to make sword at that time.
Tadahiro designated the Omi-Daijo in 1641, aged 29 and continued not only forging sword but also supervised many pupils until his death in 1693, aged 80.
He is known as a skillful swordsmith almost all works are above the standard hizen-to.
He had been made sword for a long period of time to leave the largest number of swords in the swordsmiths of Hizen school.
He was good at both of Suguha and Choji-midare Hamon.
Especially the beauty of jitetsu called konuka-hada is appreciated as the best among the hizen-to.
His swords are ranked at the Owaza-mono because of the sharpness.
I think the condition of the nakaggo is not so good so we don’t guarantee the signature and NBTHK paper at this time.
But the blade itself very mice quality.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 280,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)