Wakizashi: Tatebayashi Ju Yasufusa

Ordering number: AS19430
Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)

Signature : Tatebayashi Ju Yasufusa
Bunka 7 nen 8gatsu hi (August 1810)

Shinshinto
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to saijyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : silver single habaki.
Blade length : 49.0 cm or 19.29 inches.
Sori :0.7cm or 0.27 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi: 2.72cm or 1.07 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.0 cm or 0.78 inches.
Kasane : 0.63cm or 0.25 inches.
The weight of the sword 475 grams.
Era: Edo period Bunka7 (1810)
Shape: The blade is regular size with small sori and long kissaki.
Jigane: Koitamehada well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : From hamachi area, suguha and then touranba with deep nioikuchi.
Bo-shi is round shape.

Special feature: Tatebayashi ju Yasusada is thought to have been
a craftsman in Tatebayashi in Gunma prefecture.
Though Yasusada is not on a directory,
It is as perfect as saijyo saku on Token directries.

Koshirae :
Saya : Black Ishime-Ji Saya.
Tsuba:Copper plane Tsuba.
Menuki: Fish? is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: House and pine tree are engraved with gold color.

From Aoi Art: I had never seen Tatebayashi ju Yasufusa.
It is just like a masterpiece of Suishinshi Masahide and Ozaki Suketaka.

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

Auction starting Price : 550,000 JPY-. (including the shipping fee)

The item was sold at the auction



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