Ordering number : 18442
Tachi in Shirasaya
Signature : Unshu Ju Tadayoshi Tsukuru Kore
Tensho Kusanagi (Mukansa Tosho)
Showa 58 Nen 2 Gatsu Hi
Kyonen 60 Sai
Sayagaki: Unshu Ju Tadayoshi Tsukuru Kore
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled
Blade length : 78.8 cm or 31.02 inches.
Sori : 2.8 cm or 1.10 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.40 cm or 1.33 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.41 cm or 0.94 inches.
Kasane : 0.68 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Modern times.
Weight of the blade: 1000grams.
Shape : Long, wide and thick blade with lagrge Sori.
Jigane : Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach.
Ths Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon :Nie Deki, Gunome Midare with thick Nioikuchi.
There are long Ashi. In Ha, there are Sunagashi and Kinsuji.
Special feature:Shodai Kawashima Tadayoshi was born in Meiji 25th during war time.
His work was highly valued winning many prizes at Japanese sword Kyokai(foundation).
There are opportunities to appreciate his splendid work made during war time.
After some blank period after war, he passed down his father’s sword making skills.
He became a Mukansa sword smith led by winning several prizes of sword making competition
and new masterpiece sword exhibition. There was much blank after the war.
This work is the Saijyo work of Kawashima Tadayoshi as the Mukansa sword smith.
It is magnificent yet the shape is solid and good condition.
From Aoi Art: This blade is long, wide and thick.
The Sori is large. It reminds of Kanakura period’s blade.
He got many prizes. He became a Mukansa-tosho
in 1972 and passed away in 1988.
We recommend this sword for you.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.