Katana: Tairyu Sai Sokan Zou No Ou Suzuki Masaharu Ju/Bunkyu 2 nen 3 gatsu hi (March 1862)
Ordering number : 14338
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Tairyu Sai Sokan Zou No Ou Suzuki Masaharu Ju.
Bunkyu 2 nen 3 gatsu hi (March 1862)
Sayagaki was done by Tanobe sensei.
Musashi Kuni Tairyu Sai Sokan :This sword was made by ordering Masaharu Suzuki. The blade is gorgeous very healthy blade.
The blade is Mitsumune style very healthy and has kept in good condition for a long period.
Shinshinto: Josaku ranking: Musashi province.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 71cm or 27.95inches.
Sori : 2.1 cm or 0.83inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.3cm or 1.3inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.93cm or 1.15inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.24inches.
Era :Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is very wide(3.3cm) and thick with deep sori
and ookissaki huge healthy gorgeous blade.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach
nice fantastic Jigane.
Hamon : Konie deki gunome midare and Choji midare mixed with sunagashi, Kinsuji work. Boshi is midarekomi and turns back.
Special feature : Tairyu Sai Sokan was born at Shirakawa province near the river Abukumagawa.
At kaei 4th, he moved to Edo and lived Fukagawa area near Hakozaki area. After tar he became a student of the Koyama Munetsugu and also worked for Shirakawa Domain.
His first stage his subjects are very similar with his Master Koyama Munetsugu. But later on, his swords became gunome midare like Yosii Bizen and clear utsuri appear on the Ji.
This blade is wide(3,3 cm) very active and healthy gigantic sword with nice Jigane and Hamon.
He passed away at Meiji 16th Jan 23rd.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price (credit card) : JPY 1,900,000-.
Price (bank transfer) : JPY 1,870,000-. (Would you please pay bank transfer fee.)
(including shipping and 100% insurance fee)