Wakizashi: Omi Daijo Fujiwara Tadahiro (2nd generation Tadayoshi)

Wakizashi in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper)

Signature : Omi Daijo Fujiwara Tadahiro (2nd generation Tadayoshi)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku
Jyo saku and regular saku)
This Omi Daijo Fujiwara Tadahiro belongs to Jyo-jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by heist ranking polisher.
Blade length : 55.15 cm or 21.71 inches.
Sori : 1.05 cm or 0.41 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.31 cm or 1.30 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.52cm or 0.99 inches.
Kasane : 0.65 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era :Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The blade is wide(3m31cm) and thick with long kissaki nice looking shape.
Jitetsu :Koitame had well grained with jinie attach beautiful texture which is called Konuka hada.
Hamon : Niedeki middle suguha hamon with thick nioikuchi and bright soft feeling Habuchi.
Boshi is round shape with thick nioikuchi.

Special feature : Tadahiro the Second was born Heisakuro Hashimoto as a legitimate son of Tadayoshi the First.
Tadahiro was only19 years old when his father passed away in1632,
but he was enough skillful to forge sword at that time.
Tadahiro designated the Omi-Daijo in 1641, aged 29 and continued not only forging sword,
but also supervised many pupils until his death in 1693, aged 80.
He is known as a skillful swordsmith almost all works are above the standard hizen-to.
He had been forged sword for a long period of time to leave
the largest number of swords among the swordsmiths of Hizen school.
He was good at both of Suguha-hamon and Choji-midare Hamon.
Especially the beauty of jitetsu called konuka-hada is appreciated as the best among the hizen-to.
His swords are ranked at the Owaza-mono because of the sharpness.
The blade is very healthy without Kizu or flaws. It is one of the top ranking of his swords.
We strongly recommend this marvelous perfect condition Tadahiro.

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

Price : 700,000 JPY-


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