Wakizashi - Tamahagane - 肥前図住吉廣 Hizen kuni ju Yoshihiro - Japan - ca 1650
The blade is in good condition with a beautiful polish, no defects or Hagire, see photos
The Koshirae is also in good condition.
Sugata: shobu zukuri
Nagasa ha: 34.3 cm
Size Koshirae: 58.5 cm
Sori: 0.8 cm
Moto haba: 3 cm
Moto kasane: 0.54 cm
Nakago ha: 13.5 cm
Kitae: itame mokume
Hamon: nie deki, ito suguha
Bōshi: sugu maru kaeri
Nakago: ubu, iri yamagata, kiri yasurime, 1 mekugi ana
This wakizashi was made by Kichisaemon Yoshihiro (yos 109 in Hawley).
He was active from around 1620 to 1670.
He was a student of shōdai Tadayoshi and had the title 伊勢大掾 Ise Daijō.
He had the proper names 吉左衛門 Kichisaemon and 掾左衛門 Yosaemon
Just like sandai and shichidai Tadayoshi he also used the kanji 國 for kuni in his mei.
He is counted among the jō saku class of bladesmiths.
His swords are considered to be ryō wazamono.
Will be shipped well packaged and insured (except for Russia and China).
- ca 1650
- Regione/ Paese d'origine
- Titolo dell'opera
- 肥前図住吉廣 Hizen kuni ju Yoshihiro
- In ottime condizioni, vedi descrizione
- 58.5×4×0 cm