Ordering number: AS18617
Naginata in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)
Signature: Hizen Koku Ju Mutsu Kami Tadayoshi
(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.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Habaki : silver single habaki.
Blade length : 49.1 cm or19.33 inches.
Sori : 2.3cm or0.9 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 2.87cm or 1.13 inches.
Kasane : 0.71cm or 0.28 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape: The blade is rather wide and thick with deep sori Naginata.
Jigane : Koitame hada and komokume hada mixed quite well grained Hizen Konuka hada.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha with small ashi.
Boshi is round shape kissaki is slightly Hakikake.
Special feature: Mutsu Kami Tadayoshi was a legitimate child
of the 2nd generation Oumi Daijyo Tadahiro and succeeded
3rd generation. He got the title of the Mutsu Daijyo
at Manji 3rd year and changed the title to Mutsu
Kami at Kanbun 1st year. His posthumous work is very few because he helped a lot for his father Tadahiro.
We can see some beautiful Tadahiro
which were made by 3rd generation Mutsu Kami Tadayoshi.
Especially the Jigane of the Tadayoshi is excellent and difficult
to compare other swordmakers.
This Naginata also fantastic Jigane and also nice Hamon.
Jyuyo token number 18 and 20th were selected
that the Mutsu Daijyo Tadayoshi as Jyuyo token.
He doesn’t make many swords during his life.
It is very precious. The blade was evaluated as saijyo Oowazamono
which means the most cut well sword in sword ranking.
We recommend this Naginata for you.
From Aoi Art: It is very rear for seeing Mutsu Kami Tadayoshi.
The blade is healthy naginata, especially Fantastic Jigane and Hamon.
NBTHK Hozon Tokubetsu hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.