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Katana, Shirasaya, Koshirae
Hizen no kuni Masahiro, 1st generation
[ Signature ] omote : "肥前國佐賀住正廣" ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 53,7cm (1 shaku 7 sun 7 bu 2 rin), sori 1,0cm (3 bu 3 rin), moto-haba 2,99cm, moto-kasane 0,64cm, saki-haba 2,09 cm, saki-kasane 0,38 cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 542,5g , shirasaya length 74cm, koshirae length 73cm
[ Period ] Edo, early half of
[ Province ] Hizen

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Mihaba and kasane are both ordinal. Nice sori attached. Chû-kissaki extended form. There are straight grooves "bô-hi" on omote and ura side.
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are ô-suji-kais. Saki is ken-gyô shape. One hole.
Jigane : Ko-itame-hada well grained. Jinie attached.
Hamon : In ko-notare hamon, gunomes mixed. Ashis and sunagashis appeared.
Boushi : It runs in notare-komi. Saki is hakikake. It turns relatively deep.

Kawari-nuri-zaya wakizashi kosirahe "変り塗鞘脇差拵" : no signature (Ô-no) thistle azami open work sukashi tsuba "薊透鐔"(iron), gamecock shamo-zu menuki "軍鶏図目貫" (shaku-dô-ji katachi-bori), wrinle leather taste shibo-gawa-fû fuchi-gashira 皺革風縁頭 "(shakudô-ji)

First generation Hizen Masahiro was born in Keichô "慶長" 12(1607). He was a child of Yoshinobu. He was called Sa-denjirô. His first signature "初銘" was Masanaga "正永", changed to Masahiro "正広" in Kanei "寛永" 2(1625). In April Kanei "寛永" 5(1628), he was appointed Kawachi Daijyô. The day of decease was 5th February Kanbun "寛文"5(1665).

Referenced materials : Nihon-tô meikan "日本刀銘鑑" ISHII Masakuni "石井昌國", HONMA Kunzan "本間薫山", Yûzankaku "雄山閣" Heisei 12(2000)

[ Highlight ] Nice sori attached fine balanced wakizashi. There are a lot of vatiety of changes in hamon. Deep nioi, light nioi-kuchi and konie attaced well, at which Masahiro was good. One can appreciate fine quality midareba.

[
Conditions ] It has polished recently. Excellent.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (suaka-ji, silver foiled, gold colored, single), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya, koshirae, bag of koshirae, NBTHK Hozon paper ( issued on 23rd March Heisei 28(2016), and NBTHK Hozon tôsôgu paper (issued on 8th July Heisei 27(2015))



[ Item number ] A0181217 [ Price ] JPY 340.000 (shipping and insurance fee are not included)

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