Katana: Kazusa Suke Fujiwara Kaneshige

Ordering number: AS20474
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)(Consignment Sale)

Signature : Kazusa Suke Fujiwara Kaneshige.
(Gold inlay) Kanbun 16 Nen 12Gatsu 21 Hi
Yamano Kanjyuro- Hisahide(Kao)
3 Do Kiriotoshi

Kanzan Sayagaki:Kazusa Suke Fujiwara Kaneshige Saidan Kinzo^gan Kanbun 6 Nen
12 Gatassu 21st. H shi.2syaku 3sun 5 bu ari Kanzanakyo
Mitsu-do kiri otoshi Yamano Kanjyuro Hisahide kao
Explanation:Gold inlay 3 Do cut at Kanbun 6th December 21st by
Kanjyuro Hisahide.

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold failed single habaki.
Blade length: 70.8 cm or27.9 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi: 3.11 cm or 1.224inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.44cm or 0,96inches.
Kasane : 0.68cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword 700 grams.
Era: Edo period Kanbun era. 1661. 360years ago.
Shape: The blade is rather wide and thick with regular sori and longer
kissaki.
Jigane: Koitame Hada well grained with Jinie attach beautiful nice texture.
Hamon: Nie Deki round shape Gunome Midare and Sunagashi, kintsugi work in Hamon.
special feature: Kaneshige was a swordsmith clan that originated in Echizen province.
The first Kaneshige moved to Edo at the beginning of the Kan-ei era
and got the title of Izumi Daijo in 1626, later served
for the Todo family and also forged a sword in Sesshu province,
present Mie pref. and passed away around 1658.
This sword is a second-generation high reputation cut well sword.
Many swords became Jyuyo tokens.
According to the story, Miyamoto Musashi loved Kaneshige.

From Aoi Art: Kazusa kami Kaneshige made Jyuzuba which is very similar to
Kotetsu Hamon. This blade is almost the same as Kotetsu style.
He succeeded 2nd generation after the Izumi kami Kaneshige
and made many cut well swords,
Member of the Shinsen-gumi, Heisuke Todo hold Kazusa Kami
Kaneshige 2syaku 4 sun 2 bu long sword as his family’s treasure.
Because Todo’s family hired Kaneshige as the family’s craft man.
When Shinsengumi attacked Ikedaya, he used the Kaneshige sword for
fighting. and damaged a lot on the edge of the blade. He was studying
Anyway, Kaneshige is reported as high ranking sword and cut well sword either.
We recommend this high ranking cut well sword for you
Gold inlay Mitsu do Kiri Otoshi by Yamano Kanjyuro Hisahide at Kanbun 6, December 21
st.
Recently it is very hard to look for Gold inlay Tamesshigiri sword with Tokubetsu Hozon
paper.
AOI Bijyutasu Syosin Kanteisyo : NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token whole
Oshigata.

Auction starting Price : 2,500,000 JPY-.

The item was sold at the auction



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