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Wakizashi : Oumi Daijyou Fujiwara Tadahiro Second Generation

Ordering number : 13177

Wakizashi in Shirasaya, with Koshirae (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper ) (Kogai with NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Paper)

Signature : Oumi Daijyou Fujiwara Tadahiro Second Generation

The blade was polished.
Blade length : 45.4 cm or 17.88 inches.
Sori : 0.75 cm or 0.29 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.1 cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.45 cm or 0.96 inches.
Kasane : 0.63 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period Kanbun era.
Shape : The shape is wather wide and thin. The sori is shallow with long kissaki.
Jitetsu : Koitame hada well grained with jinie attached and chikei seen.
Hamon : Nie base, suguha with wide nioiguchi. The ashi is attached softly.
This katana reveals the image of morning fog.

Special feature : Tadahiro was a son of the firers generation Tadayoshi.
He succeeded 2nd generation of Tadayoshi.
He spent a long life so he made a lot of swords which are wonderful jigane.
This Piece is short compared to other wakizashi. It is good condition, wide and stout wakizashi.

Koshirae :
Tsuba : Tetsutsuba with chrysanth engraved. The signature is Bushuu jyuu Masatoshi
Fuchikashira : Shakudou Nanakoji base with cow design engraved with gold inlay.
Saya : Black Roiro saya
Menuki : On shakudou base, there is a design of a spare engraved. There is a gold inlay
Kozuka : Shakudounanakoji base with dragon picture engraved with shakudou.
Kogatana : Sekishuu tsugu(Not clear after that)
Kougai: Shakudou nanakoji base with flower and butterfly ingrained with gold inlay.

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

Price : 750,000 JPY- (including shipping and 100% insurance fee)