Katana:Iga Kami Fujiwara Kinmichi(22nd NBTHK Tokubetsu Juyo Token)

Ordering number: AS23160

Katana in Shirasaya(22nd NBTHK Tokubetsu Juyo Token)(Consignment Sale)

Signature :Iga Kami Fujiwara Kinmichi

Sayagaki: Kanjo Kinmichi
Iga Kami Kinmichi the 1st generation
The masterpiece of sword
Tani Kanjo’s favorite sword
Blade length is 2 Shaku 3 Sun 1 Bu Han.
In Spring, Showa Tsuchinoe Saru(1968)
Written by Dr. Kanzan.
Denkoeiri Shunpu(Meaning that you can lose your life, but your soul will never disappear)
Yoneda Kenjiro’s favorite sword
Written by Dr. Kanzan.

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
habaki:Gold wrapped double habaki.
The blade was polished by highest ranking polisher.On the Nakago, he name is written on upper part of Nakago.
Blade length : 70.15cm or 27.61 inches.
Sori : 1.52cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi :3.51 cm or 1.381 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.87cm or 1.12 inches.
Kasane : 0.72cm or 0.28 inches.
The weight of the sword 915 grams
Era : Edo period keicyo era.
Shape : Wide and thick blade with O-Kissaki.
Jigane : Ko Mokume Hada well grained. It is a wondeful Jigane.
Hamon : Ko Nie Deki, Choji Midare from Hamachi to O-Kissaki.

Special feature: His home country was Mino, the eldest son of Kanemichi Seki. During the Eiroku years, his father and three younger brothers came to Kindo. Tanba Mamoru yoshimochi. He went to Tokyo with Etchu no Kami Masatoshi, lived in Nishinotoin, engaged in cooperative smithing, and later became the head of Kyoto 5 ban kaji. It is said that in his later years he was given a chrysanthemum crest. He is valued as a trade. Mr. Akira Ishii’s commentary on the famous sword appreciation will be posted on a separate page.

From Aoi Art: enhanced the name of the Mishina school and engaged in cooperative blacksmithing, and later became the head of Kyoto Gokuji. He has many works of Shizu style. Unlike this Shizu style work, this work is an active work of clove disorder and Tani senjyo at the end of the Edo period.
It was a work of love. “Nao this sword was selected as the 6th Important Sword, and later passed the 22nd Special Importance Sword.”
It is very good that Very different has been corrected more correctly between the 6 important swords and the Oshigata that appears in the appreciation of famous swords.
It is a famous sword possessed by Tani Kanjyo or (Tani Tateki), and it can be said that it is the most excellent work of Iga no Kami Fujiwara Kindo. In addition, it can be said that the works of the Azuchi-Momoyama period, which are well-arranged and important, are truly wonderful.

22nd NBTHK Tokubetsu Juyo Token
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta

Auction starting Price:17,500,000 JPY-.

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Commentary on the appreciation of famous swords

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