Wakizashi: Tsuda Oumi Kami Sukenao(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering number: 23302

Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature :Tsuda Oumi Kami Sukenao
Teikyo 3 Nen 8 Gatsuhi
Shinto JyoJyo saku:Ryo Wazamono:Settsu.
Aoi bijyutu syoshin Kanteisyo: NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
(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.
habaki: Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 59.2cm or 23.30inches.
Sori : 1.4cm or 0.55inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.19cm or 1.25inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.33cm or 0.91inches.
Kasane : 0.74cm or 0.29inches.
The weight of the sword 670 grams
Era : The Teikyo era, the Edo period. August of Teikyo 3(1687)
Shape : The blade is broad, thick, and powerful with slightly deep Sori and longer Kissaki. Well-shaped. The blade is thick enough to look nice.
Jigane : Koitamehada is very well-made and beautiful. Osaka-Jigane.
Hamon : Niedeki with slightly deep Nioikuchi becomes round Gunomemidare. Boshi turns back round.

Special feature: Tsuda Oumi Kami Sukenao was born in Takagi, Oumi. He is also known as Magodayu. He became a pupil at Echizen Sukehiro and later he married his master’s younger sister.

Koshirae :
Tsuba: Round-shaped Shakudo Tsuba. The rim is painted by gold color.
Fuchi: Shakudo-Ishimeji plate. Patterns are painted by gold color and Shakudo color.
Kashira: U pattern is engraved.
Saya: Black Roiro Saya.
Menuki: Shakudo plate with U pattern./ Shakudo plate with U pattern painted by gold color.
Kozuka: Shakudo Nanako plate. Kiri family crest is engraved.

From Aoi Art: This work is almost Katana long, powerful and has great Jigane and nicely thick blade. Oumi Kami Sukenao was born in Kanei 16, and later became a pupil of Sukehiro. After he started his career, he married Sukenao’s younger sister and returned to Takagi, Oumi. However, after his master died, he moved to Osaka and settled. His last work is said to be made when he was 55 years old. And till then, he made a number of works that are as great as the best works of Sukehiro, and his works were loved by lots of people.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta

Price:1,300,000 JPY-.

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