Touken Komachi







Wakizashi, Shirasaya
Yamato daijyô Fujiwara Kuniyuki
[ Signature ] omote : "大和大掾藤原國行" ura : -

[ Size ] Blade length 52,6cm (1 shaku 7 sun 3 bu 5 rin), sori 0,9cm (2 bu 9 rin), moto-haba 2.88cm, moto-kasane 0.62cm, saki-haba 1,90 cm, saki-kasane 0,42 cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 467,5g , shirasaya length 73,5cm

[ Period ] Edo, around Kanbun
[ Province ] Bungo

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Mihaba and kasane are both ordinal. At the middle of blade, moderate sori attached. Saki-haba becomes a little narrower. Chû-kissaki extended form.
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are katte-sagari. Saki is ha-agari and kuri-jiri. One hole.
Jigane : Ko-itame-hada, itame in mokume tone mixed. Shirake utsuri is significant.
Hamon : Gunomes, ashi appeared. Nie attached well. Sunagashi appeared.
Boushi : It runs in sugu, hakikake appeared. Saki is in togari-gokoro. It turns deep.

Kuniyuki "國行" was a swordsmith of Bungo Takada school. He was called Sazaemon-no-jô commonly. He was a third son of Yamato Daijyô Sadayuki. He had two elder brothers, Nobuyuki "宣行" and Nobuyuki "信行" specifically. After deceased of his father Sadayuki "貞行" in Meireki 3(1657), he was honoured as Yamato Daijyô later on. Then, he ranked up to Yamato-no-kami in Kabun 4(1664). The year and month of his decease was June Enpô 4(1676).

Referenced materials : Nihon-tô meikan "日本刀銘鑑", ISHII Masakuni, supervised HONMA Kunzan (Yuzankaku publishing), Heisei 12(2000), Ô-ita-ken no katana - Muromachi-ki- karano "大分県の刀 -室町期からの-" by NAKAHARA Nobuo, Heisei 13(2001)

[ Highlight ] Jigane which shirakei-utusuri appeared. Guno-me hamon which kashira are evenly heightened. A sword with bright and clear hamon.

[
Conditions ] There is small scar above 15cm of machi-ue omote-side. Part by part, there are scratches and foggy part. However, it can be appreciated as it is.

[ Attachments ] Habaki ( uwa-gai : suaka-ji, shita-gai : suaka-ji silver foiled, double), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya and NBTHK Hozon paper(issued on 2nd February Heisei 29 (2017))
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[ Item number ] A011217 [ Price ] JPY 180.000 (shipping and insurance fee are not included)

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