Touken Komachi

Wakizashi, Shirasaya
Higashiyama Yoshihira
[ Signature ] omote : "東山住美平" ura : "寛政二年六月日城太郎光雄上之"
[ Size ] Blade length 60.2cm (1 shaku 9 sun 8 bu 6 rin), sori 1.3cm (4 bu 2 rin), moto-haba 2.90cm, moto-kasane 0.66cm, saki-haba 1.97 cm, saki-kasane 0.41 cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 572g , shirasaya length 87.5cm
[ Period ] Edo, first half of.
[ Province ] Yamashiro "山城"

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Both mihaba and kasane are ordinal. Slightly saki-zori attached. Chu-kissaki, fukura becoming kareru state.
Nakago : Suri-age. Saki is kiri. Yasurimes are kiri. One hole.
Engraving : Both on omote and ura sides, there are three grooves.
Jigane : Itame-hada well grained. Some changes mixed. Fine jinie attached.
Hamon : It remains original sugu style yaki-dashi. In gunome-midare hamon, i-gunomes and ko-gunomes mixed. Ashis and yôs appeared. Ara-yaki mixed part by part. Tobiyaki in tama form and sunagashis appeared.
Boushi : Deeply tempered. Komaru form with some changes. Fine jinie attached. Saki is haki-kake form. It turns long.

[ Highlight ]
Higashiyama Yoshihira "東山美平", known as Umetada Denzaburo "梅忠伝三郎", is thought to have been a swordsmith of the Umetada school. He is said to have inscribed his work in the Kanbun and Enpo periods, and in his later years he inscribed his work as Oe Keiryu "大江慶隆", and also as Higashiyama Muneyuki "東山宗雪" and Oe Takamitsu "大江孝満". The inscription on this sword is not by Higashiyama Yoshihira himself, but is a later inscription with a kiritsuke inscription that states that it was suriage advanced by Jotaro Mitsuo "城太郎光雄" in June of the second year of the Kansei era. The reisho-style script of this inscription has a similar feel to that of the existing inscriptions by Higashiyama Yoshihira, but without Yoshihira's habit of rising to the right. Jotaro Mitsuo is therefore considered to be a related swordsmith.

[ Conditions ]
There is tiny rust in the groove. Below habaki set part, some scratches.

[ Attachments ]
Habaki( suaka-ji, gold foiled, single, rock style), shirasya and bag of shirasaya.

[ Item number ] A030221 [ Price ] JPY 1,450,000- (shipping and insurance fee are not included)

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