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Tanto, Shirasaya
Matsuda Tsuguyasu
[ Signature ] omote : (cherry blossum crest) "下総国次泰作" ura : "平成二二年八月吉日"
[ Size ] Blade length 24.5cm (8 sun 0 bu 8 rin), uchi-zori attached, moto-haba 2.45cm, moto-kasane 0.56cm, saki-haba 0,28 cm, saki-kasane 0,28 cm, mekugi-ana(holes) 2, blade weight 655g , shirasaya length 99cm
[ Period ] Current time, Heisei 4(1992)
[ Province ] Chiba prefecture

[ Feature ]
Form : Uno-kubi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Both mihaba and kasane are ordinal. A litlle, uchi-zori attached form.
Engravings : Both on front omote and back ura sides, there are naginata-hi grooves.
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are suji-kais. Saki is kuri-jiri. One hole.
Jigane : Itame-hada with some changes. Jinie attached. Chikei appeared.
Hamon : It has notare, nie attached. Sunagashis appeared.
Boushi : It truns in ko-maru form. Saki has haki-kake shape.
Scabbard calligraphy : Sword of the Wielding Divinity. Muroi. "振る神の剣 室井"

[ Highlight ] Tsuguyasu Matsuda, whose real name is Shuji Matsuda, was born in Kitami, Hokkaido. After graduating from the Hokkaido University of Education Special Department of Art, he apprenticed himself to master swordsman Tsuguhira Takahashi, and in 1980 received approval to make his own swords. In 1996, he was awarded the Chairman's Prize of the NBTHK, and since then he has received a number of special awards, including the Commissioner for Cultural Affairs Award and Prince Takamatsu Memorial Award, and in 2009 he was recognised as a non-supervisor creator Mukansa. In 2015, he was recognised as the holder of the Chiba Prefecture Intangible Cultural Property. This work is an excellent short sword of excellent workmanship, with a good appearance and a deep nie flavour.

[ Conditions ] Excellent.

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

[ Item number ] A030423 [ Price ] SOLD

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