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Katana, Shirasaya
Hizen no kuni Saga jû Minamoto Yoshifusa
[ Signature ] (tachi-mei) omote : "肥前國佐賀住源吉房" ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 76,75cm (2 shaku 5 sun 3 bu 3 rin), sori 2,0cm (6 bu 6 rin), moto-haba 3,20cm, moto-kasane 0,74cm, saki-haba 2,09cm, sak-kasane 0,43cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 833g , shirasaya length 106cm
[ Period ] Edo, first half of, around Kanei
[ Province ] Hizen

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Mihaba is wide. Kasane is relatively thick. There is a difference in width between moto and saki. Wa-zori attached. Chû-kissaki form.
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are kiri. Saki is iri-yama-gata. One hole.
Jigane : Itame-hada, tend to run. Jinie attached. Fine chikei appeared.
Hamon : Notare. Ô-gunomes, angular "ha"s, round head guno-mes, chô-jibas mixed. Deep nioi, "ashi"s appeared. Nioikuchi is light. Nie attached well. Many kinsujis and sunagashi appeared well. Yubashiri appeared.
Boushi : It runs in sugu with ô-maru shape. It turns a little long. Saki is in hakikake form.

Hizen Yoshifusa had a name Shigezaemon. He learned under first generation Tadayoshi. His first signature was "忠房"(Tadafusa). He created the swords in Saga, Hizen province around Kanei.
His signatures : "肥前國忠房", "源吉房", "肥前國住吉房", "肥前國吉房", "肥前國佐賀住源吉房", etc. The sword with time stamp with Kanei 5 remains.

Referenced materials : "Nihon-to meikan" ISHII Masakuni, supervised HONMA Kunzan (Yuzankaku publishing) Heisei 15(2003)

[ Conditions ] There is pale rusts on shinogi-ji. You can consult or asking us of polishment.

[ Attachments ] habaki ( double ( uwa-gai(upper parts) : shaku-dô-ji. shita-gai(lower parts) : pure gold)), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya and NBTHK Hozon paper(issued on 19th December Heisei 19(2007)).

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