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Tanto, Shirasaya
MIYAIRI Kiyohira
[ Signature ] omote :Minamoto-no Kiyohira "源清平" ura : Akizuki "秋月"
[ Size ] Blade length 20,4cm (6 sun 7 bu 3 rin), sori 0,3cm (9 rin), moto-haba 2,28cm, moto-kasane 0,55cm, saki-haba 2,22 cm, saki-kasane 0,53 cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 147,9g , shirasaya length 34,5cm
[ Period ] Shôwa (63)
[ Province (Prefecture) ] Nagano

[ Feature ]
Form : Osoraku-zukuri. Iori-mune. Mihaba and kasane are both ordinal. Shallow sori attached. Kissaki extended long. There are bô-hi and soe-hi.
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are suji-kais. Saki is kuri-jiri. One hole.
Jigane : Ko-itame-hada well grained. Jinie attached.
Hamon : Ko-notare, gunomes mixed. Ashis and sunagashis appeared. Nie attached well.
Boushi : It runs in midare-komi form. Saki turns with sharp point.

Swordsmith MIYAIRI Kiyohira was born in Nagano prefecture on 1st April Taishô 13(1924). His Name on family register was MIYAIRI Eizô. From Shôwa 16(1941), he became a pupil of his elder brother MIYAIRI Akihira (later he changed his name to Yukihira and accredited as living natinal treasure). He became independent in Shôwa 23(1948). In Shôwa 34(1959), his sword was selected first time at 5th Sakutô Gijyutsu happyô-kai sword creation technique exhibition. In Shinsaku meitô ten newly created swords exhibition, his swords were selected many times, such as Mainichi Shinbun award, yushû-shô award, shôrei-shô award, doryoku-shô award, etc. He aimed at excellent swords in Sô-shû school, or SA-no Yukihide. He created the swords with strong nie attached.

Referenced materials : "日本刀銘鑑" 石井昌國編著 本間薫山校閲 雄山閣 Heisei 12(2000), "選抜現代刀匠名鑑 全" 全日本選抜現代刀匠展実行委員会 大塚巧藝社 Shôwa 49(1974), "現代刀名作図鑑" 佐藤寒山 刀剣春秋新聞社 Shôwa 52(1977), "刀剣美術" vol. 341, 日本美術刀剣保存協会 Shôwa 60(1985)

[ Hghlight ] Very tensely grained kitae hada, jinie attached. In konotare hamon, gunome mixed, ashis appeared and nie attached. Midare-bas are bright. Kissaki extended. Strong form is so impressive osoraku-zukuri tantô.

[
Conditions ] Excellent.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (suaka-ji, gold foiled, double), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya and kiri box.
[ Item number ] A081217 [ Price ] JPY 280.000 (shipping and insurance fee are not included) HOLD

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