Yari in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : Oumi Daijo Fujiwara Tadahiro (4th generation)
Shinto : Jyosaku : Ryowazamono : Hizen
The blade is polished highest rank.
Blade length : 17.8 cm or 7.0 inches.
Sori : 0 cm or 0 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 1.79 cm or 0.70 inches.
Kasane : 1.55 cm or 0.61 inches.
Era : Edo period Genroku era.
Shape : Very sharp trident Yari.
Jitetsu : Koitame-hada well grained with Jinie attach. Hizen blade charactaristic Konuka-hada.
Hamon : Nie-deki Suguha with Notare and Gonome-midare mixed. Boshi sharp Haikake style.
Special feature : Tadayoshi the 4th generation is son of Mutsu-kami Tadayoshi, the 3rd generation.He called himself as Hashimoto Gensuke and then Shinjiro. He became Oumi-daijo at March, Genroku 13, he was offered to become Oumi-daijo. He died when he was 80 years old at September 9, Enkyo 5(1748).
Yari made by Tadayoshi is very rare.
Polish is great, both Jigane and Hamon are marvelous.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimatin paper : whole Oshigata.