Katana: Soji Chikuzen Daijo Taikai Naotane (kao)

Ordering number: 20445
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(27th NBTHK Juyo Token)(Saitama prefecture’s Juho Token)

Signature : Soji Chikuzen Daijo Taikai Naotane (kao)
Bunsei 9 Nen Chushun
Explanation: This sword was made by Taikai Naotane in the middle of spring1827.

Sayagaki : written by Living National Treasure Honami Nishu
in Fed 1980.
Soji Chikuzen Daijo Taikai Naotane
Ubu Nakago with signature. the production date is Bunsei 9 Nen Chushun(middle spring1827).
Blade length is 2 Shaku 3 Sun 9 Bu.

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo Saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku (the top ranking in Shinshinto)ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade length: 72.8 cm or 28.66 inches.
Sori :2.2cm or 0.86 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi: 3.03cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.2cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.83 cm or 0.32 inches.
The weight of the sword 760 grams.
Era: Edo period Bunsei 9th 1826.
Shape: The blade is rather wide and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki and
engraved Bo-hi on both sides of the blade.
Jigane: Koitame-Hada well grained with Jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon: Niedeki with thick Nioikuchi Choji-Midare and Gunome-Midare mixed with deep
Nioikuchi ashi and yo work.
In Hamon, there are Manu-Sunagashi and Kinsuji work.
Bo-shi is Midarekomi style.

Special feature: Naotane was born in Yamagata, Ushu in the 7th year of Anei, and was
called Soji Minobei and Taikei. As a disciple of Suishinshi Masahide and Learned and
served Akimoto Daimyo family and received Chikuzen Daijyo in the 4th year of Bunsei,
and changed to Mino Kami in the 1st year of Kaei on May 27, 4th year of Ansei.
Died at the age of 79. He went on three long journeys and forged swords with many
places.

Koshirae :
Saya: Black Roiro Saya, gold Makie painted style gorgeous Saya.
Tsuba: On the round shape iron tsuba, Aoi family crest are engraved with gold color.
Menuki: On both of the Menuki, engraved 2 people with gold color.
Fichikashira: On the Shakudo Nanako plate, people and landscape are engraved with gold color.

From Aoi Art: Naotane became a disciple of his master, Suishinsi Masahide in his
hometown, and it is said that his skill surpasses his master.
He is trying to convey an old sword, but he is particularly good at Bizen-den and Soshu-den, and this sword is an example of Bizen-den. It is thought that the work was aimed at the Osafune in the latter half of Kamakura with the swords of each other’s eyes and cloves mixed with each other.
The Bo-shi is a splendid work that gets messed up and returns to a sharp point.
Naotane travels around the country and trains with various swordsmiths.
For the purpose of improving the technology, it excels in all of Bizen-den, Soshu-den,
Mino-den, Yamato-den, and Yamashiro-den, especially Bizen-den.
The Soshu-den is the most highly rated. For important elementary art, two are certainly
certified in Bizen-den and one is certified in Soshu-den.
It can be said that it is a wonderful work with an extremely highly evaluated swordsmith.
The attached sword is a gorgeous work, and it can be said that it is the highest quality
the sword without any flaws in both the front and the backside Please purchase the finest
works that we can recommend.

27th NBTHK Juyo Token
Saitama prefecture’s priceless treasure.
Whole Oshigata

Price: 7,000,000 JPY-.

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Signature : Soji Chikuzen Daijo Taikai Naotane (kao)
Bunsei 9 Nen Chushun
Explanation: This sword was made by Taikai Naotane in the middle of spring1827.

Sayagaki : written by Living National Treasure Honami Nishu
in Fed 1980.
Soji Chikuzen Daijo Taikai Naotane
Ubu Nakago with signature. the production date is Bunsei 9 Nen Chushun(middle spring1827).
Blade length is 2 Shaku 3 Sun 9 Bu.

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo Saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku (the top ranking in Shinshinto)ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade length: 72.8 cm or 28.66 inches.
Sori :2.2cm or 0.86 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi: 3.03cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.2cm or 0.86 inches.
Kasane : 0.83 cm or 0.32 inches.
The weight of the sword 760 grams.
Era: Edo period Bunsei 9th 1826.
Shape: The blade is rather wide and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki and
engraved Bo-hi on both sides of the blade.
Jigane: Koitame-Hada well grained with Jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon: Niedeki with thick Nioikuchi Choji-Midare and Gunome-Midare mixed with deep
Nioikuchi ashi and yo work.
In Hamon, there are Manu-Sunagashi and Kinsuji work.
Bo-shi is Midarekomi style.

Special feature: Naotane was born in Yamagata, Ushu in the 7th year of Anei, and was
called Soji Minobei and Taikei. As a disciple of Suishinshi Masahide and Learned and
served Akimoto Daimyo family and received Chikuzen Daijyo in the 4th year of Bunsei,
and changed to Mino Kami in the 1st year of Kaei on May 27, 4th year of Ansei.
Died at the age of 79. He went on three long journeys and forged swords with many
places.

Koshirae :
Saya: Black Roiro Saya, gold Makie painted style gorgeous Saya.
Tsuba: On the round shape iron tsuba, Aoi family crest are engraved with gold color.
Menuki: On both of the Menuki, engraved 2 people with gold color.
Fichikashira: On the Shakudo Nanako plate, people and landscape are engraved with gold color.

From Aoi Art: Naotane became a disciple of his master, Suishinsi Masahide in his
hometown, and it is said that his skill surpasses his master.
He is trying to convey an old sword, but he is particularly good at Bizen-den and Soshu-den, and this sword is an example of Bizen-den. It is thought that the work was aimed at the Osafune in the latter half of Kamakura with the swords of each other’s eyes and cloves mixed with each other.
The Bo-shi is a splendid work that gets messed up and returns to a sharp point.
Naotane travels around the country and trains with various swordsmiths.
For the purpose of improving the technology, it excels in all of Bizen-den, Soshu-den,
Mino-den, Yamato-den, and Yamashiro-den, especially Bizen-den.
The Soshu-den is the most highly rated. For important elementary art, two are certainly
certified in Bizen-den and one is certified in Soshu-den.
It can be said that it is a wonderful work with an extremely highly evaluated swordsmith.
The attached sword is a gorgeous work, and it can be said that it is the highest quality
the sword without any flaws in both the front and the backside Please purchase the finest
works that we can recommend.

27th NBTHK Juyo Token
Saitama prefecture’s priceless treasure.
Whole Oshigata”>

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