Great Antique Wakisashi signed 備州長船住光弘 "Bishū osafune ju mitsuhiro" in Shirasaya.
Very beautiful Suguha hammon. You can see the tamahagane steel, hada grains, nioi and nie and forging patterns, the tamahagane waves are beautiful. Take a look to the special desing of the blade.
Blade is in good condition. Not hagire and not fatal damage, of course. Please see the close-up pictures for amazing details.
All my swords are originals, imported from japan during many years of collection. Hand forged samurai blades are registered in the Agency for Cultural Affairs as artwork and The Board of Education (Cultural properties protection Committee); therefore each sword has the registration card, issued by the Board of Education. Original must be keeped in Japan by law.
I send a Copy of the papers included. Bag included.
Start Era Teiji (1362-1368) ND
End Era Eiwa (1375-1379) ND
Active Period 1362-1379
Lineage Image / Interactive
Source Rating Reference/Page
Hawley 50 MIT49
Toko Taikan ¥5.5M 611
Fujishiro Jo saku K485
Nagasa: 36.8 cm. Sori: 0.6 cm.
Moto-haba: 2.8 cm. Saki-haba: -.- cm.
Moto-gasane: 0.5 cm
- Katana Nihonto wakisashi firmata 備 州長 船 住 光 弘 "Bishū osafune ju mitsuhiro" a Shirasaya
- Acciaio Tamahagane
- Periodo Muromachi (1333-1573)
- Regione/ Paese d'origine
- Firmato da
- In ottime condizioni, vedi descrizione
- 57×57×57 cm