Touken Komachi

Fukuro yari, Nurisaya
Echizen ju Shimosaka saku
[ Signature ] omote : "下坂作" ura : "越前住"
[ Size ] Blade length 72,7cm (2 shaku 3 sun 9 bu 9 rin), sori 2,7cm (8 bu 9 rin), moto-haba 3,00cm, moto-kasane 1,80cm, saki-haba 0,28 cm, saki-kasane 0,28 cm, mekugi-ana(holes) 2, blade weight 655g , shirasaya length 99cm
[ Period ] Edo

[ Province ] Echizen "越前"

[ Feature ]
Form : Small size fukuro-yari.
Engraving : (omote) bon-ji(sanscrit) (ura) goma-bashi with red paint.
Nakago : Sack shape. One hole.
Jigane : Ko-itame-hada well grained.
Hamon : Midare-bas. Distinction between blade and base iron is clear. Ko-nie attached. Suna-gashis appeared.
Boushi : ko-maru shape.

[ Highlight ] : A sack spear, fukuro-yari, has a sack-shaped stem, into which the handle is inserted and a mekugi is used. Many of the ancient pikes are shaped like this. It is said that the spearhead was carried and the handle was made from a tree cut down on the battlefield. The present work is an elaborate work of the Echizen Shimosaka school, with engravings. It appears to have been made with special intentions and to have been carefully preserved.

[ Conditions ] Fine-polished. Excellent.

[ Attachments ] Laquered handle, sheath of spear.

[ Item number ] A050521 [ Price ] JPY 180,000- (shipping and insurance fee are not included)

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