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Jumonji Yari: Kawachi Kami Fujiwara Kunisuke (first generation)

Ordering number : 15486(Consignment Sale)

Yari in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon paper)

Signature : Kawachi Kami Fujiwara Kunisuke (first generation)

Shinto Josaku, Wazamono, Settsu province
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 19.3 cm or 7.56 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 2.58 cm or 1.01 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Early Edo period. Kan-ei era.
Shape : The Yari is good shape nice looking.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached.
Hamon : Niedeki suguha.

pecial feature : First generation Kunisuke was born at Kameyama Ise Mie province.
He was a student of Horikawa Kunihiro. Also First generation Izumino kami
kunisada was working for Horikawa Kunihiro. Kunisuke's jigane
and hamon both very similar with Kunisada.
He got the title of the Kawachi no kami at Kanei 2 (1625).
After Kunihiro's passed away, they moved to Oosaka province
and they became pioneer of the Oosaka swordsmith.
Second generation Kunisuke's style is Kobushi choji and he was continued this style.
FIrst generation Kunisuke's style is So-den style,
Many sword collector's are looking for his blade and also his blades are very rare.
This is very rare Jyumonji Yari of Kawachi kami Fujiwara Kunisuke.

NBTHK Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.

Price : 480,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)