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Katana : Showa Honitomi nen 11Gatsu Kichijitsu/Hisyu Yashiro Ju Minamoto Moriyoshi Kinsaku no

Ordering number : 14142 (Consignment sale)

Katana in Shirasaya

Signature : Showa Honitomi nen 11Gatsu Kichijitsu
Hisyu Yashiro Ju Minamoto Moriyoshi Kinsaku no (Mukansa highest ranking)

Sayasyo by Tanobe seize : Higo Kuni Yatsushiro Jyu Tanigawa Moriyoshi Hacyo(length) 34.01 inches and the blade was made Cecember 17th Syowa 52.(1977) The shape is wide and thick gorgeous and also nice jigane and hamon which looks like Kiyomaro.

The blade was polished. 
Habaki:copper single habaki.
Blade length : 86.4 cm or 34.01 inches.
Sori : 2.8 cm or 1.10 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.78 cm or 1.48 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.73 cm or 1.07 inches.
Kasane : 0.80 cm or 0.31 inches.
Era :Gendai period.
Shape : The blade with bo-hi is wide (3.78cm) and thick long(34.01 inches) huge sword with deep sori.
Jitetsu : Koitame had well grained with jinie attach.
Hamon : Niedeki gunome midair and in Ha, there are a lot of Sunagashi and kinsuji scatter.
Bosi is midarekomi style.

Special feature : Tanigawa Moriyoshi, born Tanigawa Matsuyoshi at Yatsushiro in Kumamoto pref.
In 1920 learned under Kongobyoe Moritaka Yasuhiro and Enju Taro Nobushige.
Moriyoshi forged sword at Yatsushiro in Kumamoto pref.
He won a reputation reviving the hamon of Kiyomaro and designated as a Mukansa-tosho in 1985.
He forged this katana in his last years. His willingness and ability to forge sword did not drop off even in his old age.
Whole workmanship shows his unabated vigor. He passed away in 1990, aged 70.
This sword is a copy of the Kiyomaro.
Tanigawa Moritoshi succeeded to make Koyomaro den.
He adore Kiyomaro in his heart and tried to make Kiyomaro's subjects.
According to the sayagaki by Tanobe sensei, the sword was Succeeded to make a copy of Kiyomaro and vivid active temper line.
He succeeded reappearance of the great Koyomaro.

Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.

Price (credit card) : JPY 860,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 842,800-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)