Katana :(Kikka Mon) Echizen Ju Rai Nobuyoshi(first generation)

Ordering number : AS19274

Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)(Koshirae: NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature :(Kikka Mon) Echizen Ju Rai Nobuyoshi(first generation)

Shinto: Jyo Saku: Wazamono: Settsu.
(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 J single habaki.
Blade length : 70 cm or 27.55 inches.
Sori :0.75cm or 0.29 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.18cm or 1.25 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.2 cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.71cm or 0.27 inches.
The weight of the sword: 780 grams.
Era : Edo period Enpo era. 1673.
Shape : The blade is wide and thick with small sori and long kissaki.
Jigane :Komokume hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful nice texture.
There are some rusts. If you want to polish the blade,
please contact us. We provide a polishing service with an additional charge.
Hamon :Nie deki wide sugaha and sunagashi, kinsuji work.
Bo-shi is thick nioikuchi round shape.

Special feature: Echizen no kami Minamoto Rai Nobuyoshi was the 3rd son of first-generation Kyo Shinano kami Nobuyoshi.
And his real name was Takai Kinsaburou.
He entered the priesthood, and he was called Tomonobu.
He was strongly influenced by Sukehiro and Inoue Shinkai.
And his strong points are Doranba-Hamon and Suguha with deep Nioikuchi.
He has some signature ‘Echizen-no Kami Minamoto Nobuyoshi’,
‘Nyu-do Minamoto Rai Nobuyoshi’, ‘Takai Echizen no kami Minamoto no Nobuyoshi’.
He migrated to Osaka pref in his late-life and made Sword at there.
Some of his blades in his late-life have “Kikumon” and “Ichi” and “Minamoto” in a signature.

Koshirae: NBTHK Hozon Paper
Tsuba: Shakudo plane Tsuba with gold color.
Saya: Manji Mon, orchid flowers Saya.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo, five holly.
Menuki: Dragon is engraved.

From Aoi Art : In my view, Echizen Ju Rai Nobuyoshi adores Inoue Shinkai, Tsuda Echizen Kami Sukehiro
and imitated in privately during the Enpo era. produces many masterpieces.
This work is a work that is truly reminiscent of Inoue Shinkai, and the work is excellent.
in the Hamon, sunagashi and Kinsuji wok with thick nioikuchi
and boshi is deep nioikuchi round shape. signature of the Nakago is very clear and can see the Yasurime also.
Whether it was the treasure of the Samurai that has been preserved carefully
I think this sword is a copy of the Inoue Shinkai which is not
It is a work that can not be compared to the important sword(Juyo Token) Please purchase it.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Koshirae: NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Auction starting Price : 1,000,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)
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