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Tachi signed KUNIMUNE (Bizen Saburou)

A3926(S6006)

Koto middle of Kamamura period (Kencho era circa 1249) Bizen
Length of cutting edge73.1cm Curvature2.2cm Width of base29.0mm Width of Yokote16.9mm Thickness of base6.7mm

NBTHK(The 52th JUYO TOKEN) certificate

 

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

NBTHK(The 51th JUYO TOKEN) certificate

 

 

Iron Ground Round shape Tsuba

Tuba2679a

Poet of Li Bai and Tao Yuanming motif

Signed Souheishi Nyudo SOUTEN Gyo-nen 75 (age at 75 years old)

Goushu-Hikone-ju KITAGAWA

Round shape, Iron ground, Takabori-carving, Gold, Silver, Copper and Shakudo alloy Inlay Iroe work, Gold rim Fukurin Mimi edge, Both Hitsu-ana puhches (inner gold rim Uchi-Fukurin)

78.2 mm x 77.9 mm 3.7 mm thick (Mimi-edge)

NBHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

Tachi signed TSUGUYOSHI with)Black Roiro-lacquered Tachi Koshirae

Y6276(S8916)

Koto middle Kamakura period (Ryakunin era/circa 1238-) Bit'chu
Length of cutting edge 77.9cm Curvature 3.3cm Width of base 29.8mm Width of Yokote 16.4mm Thickness of base 8.0mm

reported/listed in Nihonto Zuikan
said the Tachi dedicated to
Iwashimizu Hachimangu by Ii Naotaka

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon Token) certificate

with)Black Roiro-lacquered Tachi Koshirae

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon Tousougu) certificate for Koshirae

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

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token) certificate

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

NBTHK Hozon Tosougu) certificate for Kozuka

Iron Round Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2620a

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)

NBHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

Katana signed Ushu Shounai-ju Fujiwara KIYONDO Efu-ni-oitekore-wo Tsukuru In the 8 th month Ansei 4 with) Gold Pearl of Inlay TAKAMAKIE raised lacqer work TAWARA-NO-TOUTA Do away with demon-Centipede motif Koshirae

O116000(S2850)

Shin-shin-to End of Edo period (Ansei 4/1857) Bushu
Length of cutting edge 75.2cm Curvature 2.0cm Width of base 31.7mm Width of Yokote 23.0mm Thickness of base 7.0mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsdu Hozon) certificate / reported in the book Buzen-no-kami Fujiwara KIYONDO 

with) Gold Pearl of Inlay TAKAMAKIE raised lacqer work TAWARA-NO-TOUTA Do away with demon-Centipede motif Koshirae

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Sun'nobi Tanto signed Wakasa-no-kami UJIFUSA with) Silver Notches scabbard Chisa-katana style Tanto Koshirae

G35769(T5016)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Eiroku 13-/1570-) Owari
Length of cutting edge 30.2cm Curvature 0.2cm Width of base 27.3mm Thickness of base 5.0mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

with) Silver Notches scabbard Chisa-katana style Tanto Koshirae

Tanto signed KANESADA (Izumi-no-kami KANESADA/Nosada) with)Black O-mokume hada Chinkin style gold-inlaid lacquerware scabbard TantoKoshirae

M20148(T3192)

Koto on the end of Muromachi period (the latter period of Eisho era/1504 - 20) Mino
Length of cutting edge 26.5cm Inward curvature Width of base 22.5mm Thickness of base 5.4mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon)
carried/reported in 2 issues of
Mino-to Oshigata-shu
Token-Bijutsu #741

with)Black O-mokume hada Chinkin style gold-inlaid lacquerware scabbard Tanto Koshirae

Tanto signed Soshu-ju YASUHARU with)Wormhole pattern Byakudan-nuri lacquered style assorted family crests inlayAikuchi-style Tanto Koshirae

N3408(T3717)

Koto the late Muromachi period (Tenbun era / circa 1532 -) Sagami
Length of cutting edge 26.3cm No curvature Width of base 24.4mm Thickness of Base5.8mm

NBTHK(TokubetsuHozon) Token certificate

with)Wormhole pattern Byakudan-nuri lacquered style assorted family crests inlay Aikuchi-style Tanto Koshirae

NBTHK(Hozon) Tosogu certificate

Wakizashi signed Bishu Osafune MORIMITSU In the 10 th month, Ouei 18 with)Silver cording HIRUMAKI style Vermillion lacquered scabbard Chi'sa Katanastyle Koshirae

T125975(W8053)

Koto early Muromachi period (Ouei 18/1411) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 35.6cm Curvature 0.4cm Width of base 26.7cm Thickness of base 5.9mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

with)Silver cording HIRUMAKI style Vermillion lacquered scabbard Chi'sa Katana style Koshirae

 

AOI crest Sanso-zu Mitokoromono with Fuchikashira set in full

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Kozuka/Kogai singed : Jukousai MASAMITSU

Menuki : Signed wari-Kibata style MASA * MITSU

Fuchi/Kashira : unsigned attributed to a work of Jukousai MASAMITSU

  • Kozuka/Kogai Shakudo Nanako-ji surface, Takabori Gold Iroe, Ura Fukumi-gold covered
  • Menuki Shakudo Nanako-ji surface, Yobori carving, Gold Iroe
  • Fuchi/kashira Shakudo Nanako-ji surface, Yobori carving, Gold Iroe

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Wakizashi signed (KIKU crest) Yamashiro-no-kami Fujiwara KUNIKIYO

G24180(W6617)

Shinto Early Edo period (circa Kanei 10/on about 1633) Echizen
Length of cutting edge41.7cm Curvature0.8cm Width of base31.0mm Thickness of base6.6mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

 

Wakizashi signed (AOI crest) YASUTSUGU motte Nanban-tesu Bushu-Edo ni oite kore-wo Tsukuru

O44966(W3195)

Shinto Early Edo period (Kanbun era / circa 1661 -) Bushu
Length of cutting edge 37.8cm Curvature cm Width of Base 34.2mm Thickness of Base7.3mm

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Wakizashi Gold Inlay KANEMITSU

O11272(W3218)

Koto Nanbokucho period (Enbun era /circa 1356-) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 55.5cm Curvature 1.2cm Width of base 31.5mm Width of Yokote 26.3mm Thickness of base6.5mm

NBTHK (The 13th 1965 JUYO TOKEN)

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Moroha-zukuri Tanto signed Bizen-koku Osafune TAKAMITSU-saku In the 8th month Eisho 16th

M4656(T8636)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Eisho 16/1519) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 18.5cm Width of base 23.2mm Thickness of base 7.5mm

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

Shirasaya with Dr. Honma Kunzan Sayagaki

Iron Oval shape Tsuba

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A little Cuckoo against Full moon design

Signed Bamen TSUNEMASA(seal)

Oval shape, Iron ground, Polish surface, Open work, SUKISAGE style carving, a little contoured Square Mimi edge, Both Hitsuana punches

74.3mm x 72.3mm 3.8mm thick (Mimi-edge)

NBHK(Hozon) certificate

Tanto signed KANESADA (Nosada/2nd generation)

F56982(T3715)

Koto on the latter half of Muromachi period (Bunmei 4 - Meiou era/1474 - 1500) Mino
Length of cutting edge 23.3cm Inward curvature Width of base 22.5mm Thickness of base 6.1mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

 

 

Tanto signed RYOKAI with) Brown Urumi lacquered Inro-notches scabbard Higo style Tanto Koshirae

T185668(T5699)

Koto Kamakura period (Shouou era circa 1288)
Length of cutting edge 25.3cm Inward curvature Width of base 22.0mm Thickness of base 5.7mm Length of tang 96.0mm

NBTHK(The 32th 1985 JUYO TOKEN)

with) Brown Urumi lacquered Inro-notches scabbard Higo style Tanto Koshirae

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Katana signed Higo-no-kami Hata MITSUYO

S19795(S2068)

Shinto early Edo period (Enpo era/circa 1673-) Owari
Length of cutting edge 70.4.cm Curvature 1.6cm Width of base 29.8mm Width of Yokote 19.5mm Thickness of base 7.6mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

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Wakizashi unsigned attrubuted to KUNINORI(Horikawa) said as a work of KUNIHIRO with)Ise-ebi Red lobster Notches Koshigatata style Koshirae

E23435

Shinto Advanced early Edo period (Gen'na era/circa 1615 -) Yamashiro
Length of cutting edge 33.4cm Curvature 0.7cm Width of base 30.6mm Thickness of base 6.1mm

NBTHK(Hozon)
said as KUNIHIRO (Togishi Hirai Chiba)

with)Ise-ebi Red lobster Notches Koshigatata style Koshirae

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Katana signed Auspicious day December, In the 8th year of Showa Naniwa-ju Gassan SADAKATSU kin-saku (seal)  Commemoration for a birth of His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince Akihito

A195(S830)
Contemporary sword (Showa 8 / 1934) Osaka pref.
Length of cutting edge 71.3cm Curvature 2.2cm Width of base 33.4mm Width of Yokote 21.9mm Thickness of base 7.5mm

Wakizashi signed KIYONDO-saku Minare'Sao
with)Kuro'ro-iro lacquered waist Kizami/Samidare summer rain notches Denchu style Koshirae

N18254(W6603)

Shin-shin-to End of Edo period (circa Ansei 4/1857) Bushu
Length of cutting edge 29.3cm Curvature 0.3cm Width of base 29.3mm Thickness of base 7.0mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon)
reported in the book of
Buzen-no-kami Fujiwara KIYONDO

with)Kuro'ro-iro lacquered waist Kizami/Samidare summer rain notches Denchu style Koshirae
Sayagaki written by Dr. Sato Kanzan "Minare'Sao"

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Menuki

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Gagaku - ancient Japanese court music design

Unsigned, Shakudo Yobori, Gold, Silver Iroe

29.1mm x 16.0mm 7.3mm thick

27.8mm x 16.2mm 7.6mm thick

Brown stone surface Mitsu-Omodaka Emblem Tachi Koshirae fitting

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  • Shakudob copper alloy of Mitsu-Omodaka emblem/Arabesque design
  • Menuki of  Mitsu-Omodaka emblem
  • Tsuba of Billows design/large Seppa of Arabesque design
  • Tsuka of gold brocade/whitish green Tachi style wrapp
  • Sheath of  brown stone surface, Mitsu-Omodaka emblem high relief Maki design, gold brocade/whitish green strap

  • Entire length 93.5cm

    NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

 

 

Tanto signed Gassan Sadakazu-saku (carved seal) Early Autumn,the 4th year of Meiji with) Urumi transparent brown lacquered Maru-ni-ken Katabami crest Arabesque design Tanto Koshirae

T302101(T8620)

Shin-shin-to Beginning of Meiji period (Meiji 4/1871) Settsu
Length of cutting edge 23.4cm Inward sprout curve Width of base24.9mm Thickness of base6.0mm

NBTHK(HOZON)certificate

with) Urumi transparent brown lacquered Maru-ni-ken Katabami crest Arabesque design Tanto Koshirae

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Iron Round shape Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2177a

Kiku flower, Wachigai family crest design

Unsigned attributed to Owari

Iron ground, Convex shape, Polish surface, Kebori, Nikubori carving, Single Hitsu-ana punch

86.6 x 85.8 mm Mimi edge 4.1 mm thick

NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Kodougu certificate

Iron Round shape Tsuba

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Dragonfly (katsumushi) design

Unsigned attributed to a work of Ko-Tosho

Iron ground, Hammered surface, Openwork

96.7 x 96.4 mm Mimi edge 2.65 mm thick

Katana signed HANKEI with) Gold Pearl of Inlay AOI crest Makie scabbard Efu-style Tachi Koshirae

T4480(S2220)

Shinto Early Edo period( Genna era circa 1620-1623) Bushu
Length of cutting edge70.0cm Curvature1.5cm Width of base29.8mm Thickness of base6.9mm Width of Yokote19.4mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate
reported in the books of
Kanto Hibi-sho & Token-Bijutsu vol.177

with) Gold Pearl of Inlay AOI crest Makie scabbard Efu-style Tachi Koshirae

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Black Ro-Iro style lacquered sheath Uchikatana Koshirae

K960

Dragon Waves design metal furniture fittings

Whole length : 99cm

 

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