Dai Sho : Mumei(Niou) / Bicchu kami Tachibana Yasuhiro

Dai Sho :

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Dai : Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature:Mumei(Niou)
The blade was polished
Blade length : 61.6cm or 24.26inches.
Sori : 1.4cm or 0.55inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.16cm or 0.85inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.97cm or 1.17inches.
Kasane : 0.7cm or 0.28inches.
Era : Late Kamakura Period
Shape : It is oosuriage mumei piece which has regular shape and width with deep sori.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached. There are many delicate chikei seen. It is clear jigane.
Hamon : Konie base suguha

Special feature : Nio was swordsmith group in Suo province.
The founder of Nio school was Kiyotsuna in late Kamakura period, and continued this school to Edo period.
Nio school has Yamato style convined.Kiyohisa , Kiyonaga are also known as Nio school swordsmith.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : On the iron Tsuba, Samurai is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira : Signature: Mogarasi Nyudo Soten sei: On the shakudo nanako plate, Samurai is engraved with gold color.
Saya : Kawarinuri Saya, dark red color.
Menuki : On the shakudo nanako plate, persons are engraved with gold color.

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Sho : Wakizashi in Shirasaya with Koshirae

Signature : Bicchu kami Tachibana Yasuhiro
(Kikumon) Kashin Reigetsu Kannbukyoku
(Guarantee : NBTHK Hozon)

The blade was polished.
Habaki : single silver Habaki.
Blade length : 2.75 cm or 1.08 inches.
Sori : 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.75 cm or 1.08 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.86 cm or 0.73 inches.
Kasane : 0.60 cm or 0.23 inches.
Era : Edo pariod, Kanbun era.
Shape : regular size, Kanbun Shinto style Wakizashi.
Jitetsu : Ko-Itame hada well grained with Jinie attach. There are Utsuri.
Hamon : Suguha from Hamachi. Konie deki Choji midare with deep Nioikuchi.
In Ha, there are Kinsuji. Boshi is round shape.

Special feature : Special feature :Bicchu Kami Tachibana Yasuhiro was called Tomita Gorouemon who was ascend son of the Mutsu Kami Tameyasu. After receive the title of the Bicchu Kami, he changed his name to Yasuhiro.
He was working at Kishu province first stage and made Ichimonji style sword and moved to Oosaka province.
He was well known sword maker at that place as Oosaka ishido. Somehow his subjects are similar with Edo isido like Mitsuhira, Tsunemitu,Toren and other swordsmith .
This blade is looks like Yoshioka or Katayama Ichimonji.
Kashin Reigetsu Kannbukyoku, this is words of Rouei. Rouei is song of Gakaku(Japanese classical music). This words means good days and delight are limitless.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : On the iron Tsuba, Samurai is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira : Signature: Mogarasi Nyudo Soten sei: On the shakudo nanako plate, Samurai is engraved with gold color.
Saya : Kawarinuri Saya, dark red color.
Menuki : On the shakudo nanako plate, person is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka : On the Shakudo nanako, Samurai are engraved with gold color.
Kogatana : Signature: Ozaki kami ???

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Katana: NBTHK Hozon Paper
Wakizashi: guarantee NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price: 1,350,000 JPY-

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