Touken Komachi






Wakizashi, Koshirae
Tanba no kami Yoshimichi, Osaka
[ Signature ] omote : "丹波守吉道" ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 56,5cm (1 shaku 8 sun 6 bu 5 rin), sori 1,2cm (4 bu 0 rin), moto-haba 3,06cm, moto-kasane 0,72cm, saki-haba 2,23 cm, saki-kasane 0,53 cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 559g , shirasaya length 76cm
[ Period ] Edo, from early through middle of
[ Province ] Settsu

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Mihaba and kasane are both ordinal. Moderate sori attached. Chû-kissaki form.
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are suji-kais and keshô. Saki is iri-yama-gata. One hole.
Jigane : Ko-itame-hada well grained. Jinie attached.
Hamon : In notare, gunomes and chô-jis mixed. Nioikuchi is in tight. Konie attached.
Boushi : It runs in deep notare. Saki turns in komaru.

Kuro-ro-iro-nuri-zaya wakizashi-koshirae "黒蝋色塗鞘脇差拵" : dragon open work ryû sukashi-zu tsuba "龍透鐔" (iron tetsu-ji, shakudô-fukurin "鉄地赤銅覆輪" ), waves and dragons nami-ryû-zu fuchi-gashira "波龍図縁頭" (shaku-dô, nanako-ji "赤銅魚々子地"), lion shi-shi-zu menuki "獅子図目貫" (suaka-ji katachi-bori "素銅地容彫"), plumn and bush warbler ume-uguisu-zu kozuka "梅鶯図小柄" (shakudô, nanako-ji, taka-bori, gold kin-iroe "赤銅魚々子地高彫金色絵")

Tanba-no-kami Yoshimichi (Ôsaka) was third son of Kyô first generation Yoshimichi. He was called Mishina Kinemon. He was appointed Tanba-no-kami during Shôhô era. It was said that he also created the swords at Fushimi. Each of generation created the sword, first around Shô-ou "承応", second around Kanbun "寛文" and third around Genroku "元禄".

Referenced material : 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 ] Bright and clear hamon, Tanba-no-kami Yoshimichi family traditional sudare-bas hamon with kikusui. Up to today, the sword has been preserved in koshirae which create in Edo period.

[
Conditions ] The blade polishment has been done a few decades ago, so that there are some pale rusts and foggy part. A few urushi detachments of koshirae. Tsuka-ito has some worn out part.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (suaka-ji, gold foiled, double), koshirae, bag of koshirae and NBTHK Hozon paper (issued on 2nd February Heisei 29(2017))


[ Item number ] A191217 [ Price ] JPY 390.000 (shipping and insurance fee are not included)

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