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Katana signed Bungo-koku Kutami-gou Ju-nin NORISADA-saku In the 15th day, the 2nd month of Houtoku 3rd

A21591(S1283)

Koto Early Muromachi period (Houtoku 3/1451) Bungo
Length of cutting edge 77.0cm Curvature 1.95cm Width of base 31.5mm Width of Yokote 20.0mm Thickness of base 8.5mm

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Reported in Kozan Oshigata

Ko-wakizashi signed Ugoro MUNEHIDE In the 8th monthBunsei 11th with) Black Roiro lacquered scabbard Chi'sa katana style Koshirae

H105401(W8049)

Shin-shin-to the latter half Edo period (Bunsei 11/1828) Harima
Length of cutting edge 32.7cm Curvature 0.6cm Width of base 29.6mm Thickness of base 6.2mm

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with) Black Roiro lacquered scabbard Chi'sa katana style Koshirae

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Wakizashi signed KANEMITSU with) Palm leaf Blue pearl of inlay scabbard Chisa-katana style Koshirae

A76239(W6960)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Tenbun era / circa 1532-) Mino
Length of cutting edge 35.2cm Curvature 0.7cm Width of base 29.1mm Thickness of base 5.8mm

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with) Palm leaf Blue pearl of inlay scabbard Chisa-katana style Koshirae

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Iron ground cross rectangular shape Openwork Tsuba

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Wheel (Kuruma) openwork design

Signed NORISUKE Kore-wo-Utsusu (1st gen.)

following an example of YAMAKICHI-bei work

Cross Rectangular Shape, Iron ground, Ji-sukashi Openwork, Square contour Mimi edge in full, Both Hitsu-ana puhches (one is filled with lead)

72.5 mm x 69.2 mm 4.0 mm thick (Mimi-edge)

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Iron Round rectangular shape Tsuba

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A pair of Plover Key pattern Sayagata design

Signed Soami MASAHIRO-saku

Round rectangular shape, Iron ground, Polish surface, Gold Nunome style inlay, Round Mimi edge, Both Hitsuana punches filled with Shakudo

73.5mm x 67.2mm 6.0mm thick (Seppa-dai)

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Katana signed Kouzuke-no-kami Fujiwara KUNITSUNE with) Black lacquered waist 2-bu notches Uchikatana Koshirae

A77063(S8915)

Shinto Early Edo period (Kan'ei / 1624-) Mino/Owari
Length of cutting edge 71.3cm Curvature 1.9cm Width of base 29.5mm Width of Yokote 21.5mm Thickness of base 6.5mm

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with) Black lacquered waist 2-bu notches Uchikatana Koshirae

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Iron Mutsu-Mokko shape Tuba

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Arabesque design

Signed Enju KUNIHIDE

Iron ground, Itame surface Both Hitsuana punches

76.3mm x 74.2mm 3.2mm thick

Iron Ground Round Openwork Tsuba

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Arrowhead/Nuphar and Wild goose openwork design

Signed :  Kosukashi-no-I wo Tazuneru (Learning from Ancient Openwork)

KAZUNARI kore-wo Tsukuru

Naruki Kazuhiko (Issei/Kazunari) (Nakatsugawa-city Intangible Cultural Asset)

following an example of Ko-AKASAKA work

Round Shape, Iron ground, Ji-sukashi Openwork, Square contour Mimi edge, Hitsu-ana punch

83.0 mm x 83.4 mm 4.9 mm thick (Mimi-edge)

DAI-SHO set of Katana and Wakizashi signed : Fujiwara KANEFUSA-saku to order of MITSUMASA generations A highly Auspicious day, October, Dog, the 1st calendar signed of Heisei

G69272/3(S3279)
Contemporary swords(Heisei 6 / 1994) Gifu
(DAI) : Length of cutting edge 74.8cm Curvature 1.7cm Width of base 34.0mm Width of Yokote 26.0mm Thickness of base 7.2mm
(SHO) : Length of cutting edge 55.3cm Curvature 1.3cm Width of base 28.5mm Width of Yokote 22.5mm Thickness of base 5.8mm

 

Wakizashi unsigned Fujiwara TAKADA

T275603(W2889)

Shinto Early Edo period (Kan'ei - Shouhou era/1624 - 47) Bungo
Length of cutting edge 54.7cm Curvature 1.1cm Width of base 29.2mm Width of Yokote 20.7mm Thickness of base 6.4mm

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Jyu-monji Yari signed Yamashiro-no-kami Fujiwara KUNISHIGE

S55224(Y1526)

Shinto Middle of Edo period (Meiwa era/circa 1764) Bushu
Length of cutting edge 18.3cm Width of cutting edge 13.7cm Thickness of base 15.6mm Length of tang 39.8cm

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Wakizashi signed Mino-no-kami TOSHINORI In the 2nd month, Snake, the 4th calendar sign, the 9th year of Kansei

M16996(W8579)

Shin-shin-to in the late Edo period (9th year of Kansei /1797) Inaba
Length of cutting edge 37.2cm Curvature 0.7cm Width of base 31.6mm Width of Yokote 22.4mm Thickness of base 6.5mm

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Tanto signed KANENORI-saku with) Black Roiro lacquered scabbard Tanto Koshirae

M37503(T3191)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Tensho era/circa 1573-) Mino
Length of cutting edge 27.0cm Curvature 0.1cm Width of base 24.9mm Thickness of base 5.4mm

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with) Black Roiro lacquered scabbard Tanto Koshirae

Katana signed Hizen-koku-ju Ise-daijo Fujiwara YOSHIHIRO with) Black Waist coded Beaten Gold Bworn lacquered Taneshino-stripe Koshirae

T252445(S2099)

Early Edo period (circa Kanbun - Jyoukyo/1661-87) Hizen
Length of cutting edge 61.7cm Curvature 1.5cm Width of base 31.6mm Width of Yokote 22.5mm Thickness of base 7.0mm

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with) Black Waist coded Beaten Gold Bworn lacquered Taneshino-stripe Koshirae

Tachi signed Hachiman Daibosatsu Bizen-koku-ju Uma-no-jo □TSUGU-zou The 1st month New Year In the 7th year of □□

T2627(S829)

Koto Kamakura period (Kenkyu 7th/1196, Bun'ei 7th/1270 or Kouan 7th/1284) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 90.4cm Curvature 3.4cm Width of base 31.8mm Width of Yokote 13.9mm Thickness of base 8.4mm
Length of Kissaki 21.0mm Length of Nakago 24.6cm Nakago Curvature 0.2cm

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Iron Irregular shape Tsuba

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MYOUGA(ginger) / CHU-character crests

Unsigned attributed to a work of HOUAN(later generations)

Irregular shape, Polish surface, Firing Etching process, Round Mimi edge

88.3x82.6mm 3.3mm thick

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Katana signed Hizen-ju Musashi-no-kami Fujiwara MASANAGA

T16452(S8104)

Early Edo period (circa Kanbun 1-4/1661-65) Hizen
Length of cutting edge 74.4cm Curvature 1.5cm Width of base 32.0mm Width of base 21.5mm Thickness of base 6.8mm

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Tachi signed NOBUKUNI (Chikushi)

T121925(S2063)

Early Muromachi period (Eikyo era/circa 1429-) Buzen
Length of cutting edge 69.8cm Curvature 2.0cm Width of base 29.1mm Width of Yokote 16.8mm Thickness of base 6.5mm

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Menuki

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Femery with gold-backed leaves

Shakudo (copper alloy),Yobori, Gold Iroe Inlay

34.9x12.5mm 5.6mm thick

35.5x12.7mm 5.7mm thick

Tanto signed Bishu Osafune KATSUMITSU In the 2nd month Bunmei 12th Rin Hyo Toh Sha Kai Jin Retsu Zai Zen with) Urumi-nuri blurred red lacquered scabbard AIKUCHI Tanto Koshirae

T2174(T5010)

Koto Middle of Muromachi period (Bunmei 12/1480) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 25.9cm a bit on inward curve Width of base 23.3mm Thickness of base 9.7mm

Reported/printed in the book of [Nihon Toko Jiten]

Rported in Osafune-cho-shi

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with) Urumi-nuri blurred red lacquered scabbard AIKUCHI Tanto Koshirae

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Katana signed Bishu Osafune NORIMITSU In the 8 th month,Kyouroku 2 nd with) Black Roiro lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

O40233(S2062)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Kyouroku 2/1529) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 67.3cm Curvature 2.3cm Width of base 29.6mm Width of Yokote 17.7mm Thickness of base 7.0mm

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with) Black Roiro lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

 

 

DAI-SHO Tsuba

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Flying Sparrow Bamboo grove design

Signed : Yanagawa NAOTSUGU-saku

Copper Suaka ground, Round rectangular shape, `Polish surface, Katagiri-style carve

DAI : 72.0 x 67.6 mm Seppa-dai base 4.7 mm thick (No Hitsu-ana punch)

SHO : 69.2 x 64.4 mm Seppa-dai base 4.5 mm thick (Single Hitsu-ana punch)

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DAI-SHO tsuba

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A scene of Ono no Michikaze, Frong and Willow

Ono no Michikaze (prominent Shodōka) observes a leaping frog catches willow branch

unsigned attributed to a work of MITO

Iron ground Ji-sukashi openwork, Gold Nunome-style inlay, Silver, Copper IROE inlay work, Hammered MIMI edge

DAI:74.2x71.7mm 4.5mm thick (One hitsu-ana punch)

SHO:70.7x67.7mm 4.7mm thick (Two hitsu-ana punch irregular shape)

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Wakizashi signed TOSHINAGA (Jumyo) with)Dark brown lacquered Five-bu Notches scabbard Wakizashi Koshirae

S962(W5088)

Azuchi-Momoyama period (Tensho-Keicho era / circa 1573-1614) Mino
Length of cutting edge 40.7cm Curvature 1.5cm Width of base 32.5mm Width of Yokote 29.4mm Thickness of base 7.0mm

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with)Dark brown lacquered Five-bu Notches scabbard Wakizashi Koshirae

 

Iron Round Openwork Tsuba

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Snowflake TASUKI-sash tucked up design

Unsigned YAGYU

Round shape, Iron ground, Ji-sukashi Openwork, Square contoured Mimi edge in full , Both Hitsu-ana punches filled with Shakudo

74.3 mm x 73.5 mm 5.6 mm thick (Mimi-edge)

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Katana signed Suruga-no-kami Fujiwara MORIMICHI with) Black Ro-iro lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

S16410(S2848)

Shinto early Edo period (Kanbun era/1661-) Owari
Length of cutting edge 71.2cm Curvature 1.4cm Width of Base 31.0mm Width of Yokote 20.9mm Thickness of base 7.0mm

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with) Black Ro-iro lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

Katana signed Bizen-koku-ju Osafune SUKESADA-saku Auspicious day in the 8th month, Tenbun 20th with) Plum Ume blossoms black & white rayskin lacquered scabbard UchikatanaKoshirae

T55749(S5899)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Tenbun 20/1551) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 70.5cm Curvature 2.8cm Width of Base 31.7mm Thickness of base 8.0mm Width of Yokote 21.6mm

NBTHK(Hozon Token) certificate for katana

with) Plum Ume blossoms black & white rayskin lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

NBTHK(Hozon Tosougu) certificate for Tsuba