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Katana : Hizen Koku Omi Daijo Fujiwara Tadahiro

Ordering number : 13713

Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae. (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)

Signature : Hizen Koku Omi Daijo Fujiwara Tadahiro
Shinto : Jyojyo saku high ranking : Oowaza mono cutting test high ranking : Hizen province.

The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.

Blade length : 68.5 cm or 26.96 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.02 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 1.96 cm or 0.77 inches.
Kasane : 0.62 cm or 0.24 inches.
Era : Edo Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is about 6cm suriage nakago.
The blade is wide and thick with nice looking shape.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture.
Hamon : Nie ground gunome cyoji mixture hamon with sunagashi and kinsuji activity.

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 was 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 Ashinaga choji midare which is very few swords during his life.
The sword is healthy without Kizu and flow and nice polish was done.
The blade is Owaza mono cutting test ranking also Jojo saku high ranking sword.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : Busyu Masanobu:On the iron plate, some design is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira : On the syakudo nanako plate, some arms are engraved with gold color.
Saya : Black roiro saya.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate arrow and a box are engraved with gold color.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 1,000,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 980,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)