Katana: Oite Yamaguchi Fujimoto Samon Fujiwara Morihide Keihaku

Ordering number : AS19294

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

Signature :Hoken Ken 1kuchi Suwo kuni Kugakugan Namami Nakamura Souseiannshin.
Hatsumangu Sanshi Zen Senzan Saikin Seiketsu Sai Tantan Seifu
Hosha Shukugan Gyoki Dojo Inan
Genji 3 Nen Hinoe-Tora 2 Gatsu Kichi Jitsu.
Oite Yamaguchi Fujimoto Samon Fujiwara Morihide Keihaku

Shinshinto: Chu Saku:
(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 was polished by high ranking polisher.
Habaki :Gold wrapped double habaki.
Blade length : 70.7 cm or 27.83 inches.
Sori : 2.5cm or 0.984 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.05cm or 1.2 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.12cm or 0.835 inches.
Kasane : 0.68cm or 0.27 inches.
Weight of the blade: 760 grams
Era : Late Edo period. Genji 3ed (1866)
(pay attention: Genji 3rd is 1866 which is
Keiou era, but At the end of Edo pass away soon so many people
doesn’t notice that the years has changed.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick with Ubuha
and rather deep sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame had and komokume had missed with jinie attach beautiful fine texture.
Hamon :Niedeki round shape gunome midair from the Hamacji to Kissaki.
Bo-shi is midarekomi style.

Special feature: Seihide was a well-known wordsmith named Choshu Ju Seiryushi Morihede.
But at the end of the Edo period, it was eventually retired by the Meiji abandoned sword decree.
This long sentenced nakago is very precious and precious data.
Japan was devidedd 2 sectors Kinno and Jyoi.

From Aoi Art: explanation from the Tang.
Fujimoto Sazaemon Fujiwara Morihide dedicate my sword to Suwo kuni Gakugan namami nakamura Soseisanshin.
corrected very fine irons from 1000 mountains and made by my best great care for making
this sword and deducete in front of the hokora of Hachimangu shrine and pray to avoid the disease from oversea’s enemy’s attack.
Genji 3rd Hinie Tora Feb lucky day.
At Yamaguchi Fujimoto Sazaemon Fujiwara Morihide say respectfully.
那牟羅彦神(namu hirako god) means that One of the samurai
groups assigned to Musashi country from the Heian period to the Kamakura period.
The clan that made up the Kodama Party
攘夷(Jyo-i)Samurai is a foreign philosophy that is against trade
with foreign countries or repels foreign countries and tries to pass through isolated countries.
This work is a well-known work by Morihide, and it is a work that conveys
the sincerity of wishing to donate a sword to the shrine,
and the state of the stem has been stored carefully and
without any single point of wrinkle I understand that well.
Polishing is also done very carefully, and the fineness of the bullion
as well as the rounded work of theGunome midair that are both rounded are bright and clear hamon.
It is a wonderful work. It is an important material and should be kept around the museum.
In any case, it is the most masterpiece of Fujimoto Saemon Fujiwara Morihide.
This is a work I would like to recommend this sword for investment and perfect the best quality blade.
The nakago is perfect condition and also with Ububa .

Koshirae :  original Koshiraw which was dedicated age.
Saya On the black ishimeji saya, black color familyy crests are painted by Erushinuri.
Tsuba :On the iron Mokko style, rise up small mimi and engraved a dragon on both sides of the Tsuba..
Menuki : a dragon is engraved by syakudo plate.

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

Auction starting Price : 1,350,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)

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