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Wakizashi, Shirasaya
Omi no kami Fujiwara Tsuguhiro
[ Signature ] omote : "近江守藤原継廣" ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 54.1cm (1 shaku 7 sun 8 bu 5 rin), sori 1.9cm (6 bu 2 rin), moto-haba 2.96cm, moto-kasane 0.64cm, saki-haba 1.97 cm, saki-kasane 0.42 cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 483g , shirasaya length 76.7cm
[ Period ] Edo, middle of.
[ Province ] Echizen

[ Feature ]
Form : Shihnogi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Both mihaba and kasane are ordinal. Sori attached. Chu-kissaki form.
Engraving : (omote) dragon. (ura) goma invocation.
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are o-suji-kais. Saki is iri-yamgata. One hole.
Jigane : Itame-hada, with some changes. Jinie attached.
Hamon : Sugu-ha blade. Ko-gunomes and k-ashis mixed. Ko-nie attached. Suna-gashis appeared.
Boushi : It runs in sugu. Form is ko-maru. It truns a little deeply.

[ Highlight ] The first generation of Tsuguhiro Omi no Kami was a swordsmith of the Echizen Shimosaka school from the Kanbun period of the Edo period, who also made swords in Zese in Eshu (Omi Province) and Edo (now Tokyo). He was also known as 'Tsuguhiro Fujiwara, Ohmi no Kami' and 'Tsuguhiro Shimosaka, Echizen Province', and his dates include Meireki 3, Kanbun 3 and Enpou 6. The second generation also made swords in Echizen around the Genroku era (1688-1704) and were inscribed 'Omi no Kami Fujiwara Tsuguhiro', 'Echizen no Shimosaka Tsuguhiro Yukimori' and 'Echizen Shimosaka Omi no Kami Fujiwara Tsuguhiro', with dates such as Genroku 3 and Shotoku 2. This work has a strong curved form, well-polished jigane and a straight-edged blade with a fine nie pattern. The superb dragon engraving is also a highlight.

[ Conditions ] Excellent.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (suaka-ji, gold foiled, double), shirasaya, bag of shirasaya and NBTHK tokubetsu kicho paper (issued on 27th May Showa 42(1967)).

[ Item number ] A060123 [ Price ]SOLD

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