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Katana:Hizen Kuni Hashimoto Shinzaemon Fujiwara Tadayoshi (No Guarantee)

Ordering number:AS23751

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature: Hizen Kuni Hashimoto Shinzaemon Fujiwara Tadayoshi (No Guarantee)
Ansei 2 Nen 8 Gatsu Kichijitsu (August 1855)
肥前國橋本新左衛門藤原忠吉(無保証)
安政二年八月吉日

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku and Regular Saku.
This sword is ranked as Jyo Saku for works by Hizen Kuni Hashimoto Shinzaemon Fujiwara Tadayoshi (No Guarantee).
Polished
Habaki: Single layer of copper
Blade Length: 76.8 cm (30.24 in)
Curvature: 2.3 cm (0.91 in)
Mekugi Hole: 1
Width at Base: 3.25 cm (1.28 in)
Width at Tip: 2.23 cm (0.88 in)
Thickness: 0.79 cm (0.31 in)
Sword Weight: 1020 grams
Era: Late Edo period
Shape: A sword with a wide body, thick with a deep curvature, and a long tip. It has sufficient length and weighs 1020 grams.
Jigane: Koitame hada, well-forged, with a small Masame-like pattern close to Hizen-to.
Hamon: Nie-deki, straight hamon with a mixture of double hamon, small ashi, and rounded boshi.

Features: Although this work cannot be considered authentic, it is well-made with good jigane and ample length, not inferior in craftsmanship. Hizen Kuni Hashimoto Shinzaemon Fujiwara Tadayoshi was the adopted son of the 7th Tadayoshi and succeeded as the 8th generation, passing away at 59 on May 26th, Ansei 6. While the signature is not impressive, the craftsmanship is quite good, and it is highly recommended as a high-quality Iaito. It is a well-made piece without flaws or defects.

Aoi Art’s Comment: This piece is a magnificent work with considerable length and weight, and it has been well-polished. It is a superb work and we highly recommend it.

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Auction Starting Price:380,000JPY

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