Katana:Biyo Osafune Ju Yokoyama Toshizaemon Jo Fujiwara Sukekane Saku(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering number:23630

Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Inscription: Biyo Osafune Ju Yokoyama Toshizaemon Jo Fujiwara Sukekane Saku.
Tsuchito Hachimangu.
Keio 4 nen 2 gatsu hi Tomonari 58th Generation Descendant.
備陽長船住横山俊左衞門尉藤原祐包作 土戸八満宮
慶応四年二月日友成五十八代孫

(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.
Habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade Length: 31.42 in (79.8 cm)
Curvature (Sori): 0.79 in (2.0 cm)
Peg Hole (Mei Nagasa): 2
Width at the Base (Motokasane): 1.28 in (3.27cm)
Width at the Tip (Sakikasane): 0.87 in (2.24 cm)
Thickness (Motohaba): 0.35 inches (0.88 cm)
Sword Weight: 1050 grams
Era: the end of Edo period (1868)
Shape: The blade has a wide body, thick curvature, deep sori, and a long and robust appearance, with a length of 31.42 inches and a healthy hamon.
Steel Grain Pattern (Jihada): Fine ko-itame hada with a finely plain appearance.
Temper Line (Hamon): Starting from the hamon area, nie appears, followed by straight hamon, choji midare, and a unique choji midare that blooms beautifully without flaws, with a rounded boshi.

Characteristics: This work is not only created by Yokoyama Yuho but also bears the common name Yokoyama Shunsaemon-no-jo Fujiwara Yuho. It is a rare piece dedicated to Toto Hachimangu Shrine. The shrine is located at 755 Muteda, Oku-cho, Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture, Postal Code: 701-4254. Originally, a piece of this length was dedicated to Toto Hachimangu Shrine in February of the 4th year of the Keio era during the Edo period and has been carefully preserved. It is in exceptionally good condition and of the highest craftsmanship.

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Price: 1,700,000 yen
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