Katana : Shinano Daijyo Fujiwar Tadakuni (Second Generation)

Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Paper)

Signature : Shinano Daijyo Fujiwar Tadakuni (Second Generation)
Sayagaki written by Kanzan Sensei
Shinano daijyo Fujiwara Tadakuni Choji the blade length is 2 shaku 3 sun2 Bu
Showa Inu Saru toshi February lucky day.

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyojyo saku ranking.
Shinto : Chujyosaku : Wazamono : Inaba
The blade was polished by good polisher.
Habaki : Gold single foiled habaki
Blade length :γ€€70.4 cm or 27.72 inches.
Sori : 2.3 cm or 0.9 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.1cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.3 cm or 0.9 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.26 inches.
Era : Edo Period Circa Jyokyo 1684-1687
Shape : It is wide and thick with deep sori. Kissaki is long end and nice shape katana.
Hamon : Nie deki gunome midare with much ups and down in the ha.
It is deep nioiguchi with fine sunagashi appearing. Boshi is round end.

Special feature : Shinano Daijyo Fujiwara Tadakuni first generation was active during Kanai period.
After he has studied under the famous Dewa Daijyo Fujiwara Kunimihi, he moved ti Kajimachi Inaba(now Tottori prefecture).
The second generation, real name Yamamoto Hachiro Dai, it is also known as wazamono smith.
He died at the age of 70 at November of Jyokyo 5th year swordsmith 1688.
The hamon has much ups and down in the ha.

Historical Background : At that time, the Edo federal load was Tokugawa Tsunayoshi.
Jokyo uprising or other name Kasuke uprising happed in 1686.
This was a major peasant uprising leaded by Tada Kasuke who was one of the many Japanese farmers who protested to lower taxes.

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

Price : 1,200,000 JPY-


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