Ordering number: 23152
Yari in Koshirae with Shirasaya-Tsuka(NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Bizen Kuni Ju Fujiwara Sukefusa(1st)
Genroku 16 Nen Mizunoto Hitsuji 8 Gatsu Kichijitsu
元禄十六年癸未八月吉日 (みずのと ひつじ)
(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 nice polisher.
Blade length : 62.5cm or 24.6 inches.
Sori :3.01 cm or 1.185 inches.
Width at the hamachi : 3,01cm or 1.185inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.8cm or 1.1 inches.
Kasane : 1.08cm or 0.425 inches.
The weight of the sword 1040grams
Era : Edo period Genroku era
Shape : The long spear is 62.5 cm long and has a base width of 3.01 cm. If the polishing
is done properly, the steel will be of good quality.
Jigane :Koitame skin is really well kneaded and packed with Uturige.
Hamon :Niedeki Suguha bright and clear with Koasi work.
Yo work and Bo-shi is Kmaru style.
special feature:This piece was made by Fujiwara Sukefusa, who lived in Bizen Province, and there is a back signature, so it is engraved with the date of the 16th year of the Genroku era.
He also lives in Oshu and calls himself Ishido Tarozaemon. His home country is Omi. Continued until the second generation of Suke.
Koshirae: Wooden pole that is wrapped with beautiful cloth and painted by Urushi.
Whole Length: approx. 247cm
From Aoi Bijyutsu:Jitetsu is particularly good, and the Suguha style has small legs and leaves, and fine gold stripes work to create a bright and clear blade. A long spear with good posture.
back ground of age:In the Genroku era of the Edo period, the traditional samurai culture changed to the townspeople’s culture, and we moved to an era of appreciation of more beautiful works. The time has come to appreciate Japanese swords, and the time has come to compete for the beauty of swords, and the time has come to sell them.
NBTHK Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
(NOT including shipping fee to overseas)
Translated by Kazushige Tsuruta