Tanto: Koyama Munetsugu

Ordering number : 21382

Tanto in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)

Signature : Meiji Kanoeu uma haru Houmei Kitai Kono Tokyo ju Koyama Munetsugu 固山宗次
Boshin no Kun □Tago kyo Yu-ryoku En Kono Katana Motte Shuro Minamoto Tomosada (iwakura)Minamoto Minamoto Tomochika(Iwakura)

This Tanto is very fine historical sword, Munetsugu

Sayagaki was written by Hoami Nisshu who was a human nation treasure polisher. Koyama Munetsugu Iwakura Ko length 7 sun Syowa Aoi U nen June at Matsuyama Honami Nisshu.

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular
saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length : 24.1cm or 9.49inches.
Sori :cm or inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.72cm or 1.07 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : cm or inches.
Kasane : 0.62 cm or 0.244 inches.
The weight of the sword 180 grams.
Era : Meiji 3rd.year. Meiji 3 Nen Kanoe uma 1870.
Shape : The blade is healthy blade with Yubu ha.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach and visible to seethe texture very fine texture.
Hamon :Nie deki Nunome midare and long asha scatter and in Hamon, sunagashi kinsuji work.
Bo-shi is round shape and turns back sharply.

Special feature:Koyama Munetsugu was born in Kyowa 3rd year in
Shirakawa, Oshu, and was called So-bei. He is also called Issensai and
Seiryo sai
His older brothers are Munehira and Munetoshi. It is said that his
master is Kato Tsunahide, but the influence of Kato tsunatoshi is
strong and his style is extremely good.
resemble. Initially, he was a reserved his master for the Shirakawa
Matsudaira family, but after the clan moved to Seisyu Kuwana, he lived
in Yotsuya, Edo and worked as a Kuwana cran sword maker clan maker.
At Ko-ka received Bizen suke in 2nd year. During his sword-making
period, he produced numerous works from the latter half of Bunsei to
the first year of the Meiji era. It seems that he was a serious
swordsmith, and he consistently produced it in Bizen-den, and there is
almost no bad work.
He probably had the character that he hated flaws and flaws and left
a good work.

From Aoi Art: Tanto of Koyama Munetsugu of this work is a rare work of his sword near the end.
Meiji 3rd in spring Koyama Munetsugu living in Tokyo at Boshin war?
In honor of Takoyo ?’s achievements, the second son of Tomomi
Iwakura’s child: Tomosada Iwakura, Tomotsune Iwakura asked Koyama
Munetsugu to produce the work, and gave him that Tanto.
is. Munetsugu also worked hard to create a splendid work. Haito -rei
was approaching, and as a result of making it with all one’s might, a
splendid Tanto was completed. Unlike the usual well grained Jigane, it i
s a jigane that makes you feel old, and Hamon is also bright and clear,
and it can be said that it is a wonderful work with long legs. Twice
Tanto of Koyama Munetsugu of this work is a rare work of his sword near the end.
Meiji 3rd in spring Koyama Munetsugu living in Tokyo at Boshin war? In honor of Takoyo
?’s achievements, the second son of Tomomi Iwakura’s child: Tomosada Iwakura,
Tomotsune Iwakura asked Koyama Munetsugu to produce the work, and gave him that
Tanto.
is. Munetsugu also worked hard to create a splendid work. Haito -rei was approaching,
and as a result of making it with all one’s might, a splendid Tanto was completed. Unlike
the usual well grained Jigane, it is a jigane that makes you feel old, and Hamon is also
bright and clear, and it can be said that it is a wonderful work with long legs. Twice
Please purchase the work that the second son and the third son ordered from the
Iwakura family, which is a masterpiece.
Iwakura Tomosada was the 16th generation of the Iwakura family.
Meiji After studying abroad at Rutgers University in the United States in 3 years, he
served in the government and went to Europe with Hirobumi Ito for a constitutional
investigation. He served as the director of the study in 1897. He died in April 1897
Iwakura Tomotsune Iwakura-Tomotsune … 1853-1890 A bureaucrat in the Meiji era.
Kaei was born on June 17, 6th. The third son of Tomomi Iwakura. Lieutenant Governor
Tosando Chinpu in the Boshin War
He marched to Edo with his brother Governor Iwakura Tomosada and was appointed
Lieutenant Governor Shirakawaguchi to conquer Ou.
Study abroad in the United States in January 1870 (February 1870) and study abroad at
Oxford University as the first Japanese student in 1873. Returned to Japan in 1878 and
died in October 1890.
Quoted from Wikipedia
It is a very valuable dagger and is very well made. Please cherish it as a treasure of your
home. introduced from wikipedia

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Price : 1,400,000 JPY-.

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