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Katana : Hizen koku ju Oumi Daijyo Fujiwara Tadahiro

Ordering number : 13514

Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae.(NBTHKTokubetsu Hozon paper)

Signature: Hizen koku ju Oumi Daijyo Fujiwara Tadahiro.

Shinto:Jojosaku high ranking sword:Oowaza mono high cutting test ranking.
The blade was polished by good polisher.
Habaki:gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 68.4cm or 26.92 inches.
Sori : 1.4cm or 0.55 inches.
Mekugi: 1
Width at the hamachi :2.93 cm or 1.15 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.98 cm or 0.77 inches.
Kasane : 0.74cm or 0.29 inches.
Weight of only blade: 645 gram.
Era :Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and regular thickness
with deep sori and longer kissaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame hada well grained with jinie atach
and chikei work beautiful konuka hada.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair with ash Yo work in Hamon.
Boshi is round shape.

Special feature : Oumi Daijyo Fujiwara Tadahiro was a son
of the first generation Tadayoshi and studied the technique
from his father. After his father passed away he succeeded
2nd generation. He said his name Tadahiro not Tadayoshi during his life.
The age of his succeeded period wa 19 years af age and helped a lot from his father's
students like Kawachi Daijyo Masahiro, Yukihiro, Tadakuni and other students.
Also under the protection of Daimyo Nabeshima family, Hashimoto family could obtain Holland steal
So Tadahiro school could to make Hizen blade for a long period.
Nabeshima family heavily district to export Hizen blades to other places.
This sword is rather rare gunome midare hamon without Kizu and flow.
The blade is Oowaza mono cutting test ranking also Jojo saki high ranking sword.

Koshirae :
Tsuba :On the mokko style iron Tsuba, on the wide mimi, some design are engrave with
brass inlay and on the Ji, ajar style design is engrave.
Fuchikashira :On the syakudo plate, flower design are engraved with gold color: Mino Goto.
Saya : black roiror saya inure kizami saya.
Menuki : Flower design is engraved with gold color.

NBTHKTokubetsu Hozon paper.
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 1,750,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 1,720,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)