Japan Sword Art

Kunisuke

一般情報 General information

製品番号 Product No.

KA-005 (国助) Kunisuke. 二代  2th. gen.

剣の種類 Sword type

小さ刀 Chisakatana.

MEI ( Omote)

河内守国助 Kawachi (no) Kami Kunisuke.

MEI ( Ura)

n/a

時代 Era

寛文 Kanbun period. 1661-1672.

日付 Date

ca. 1664.

Province          

攝州 Settsu.

School

Seki.

Teacher

国助 Kunisuke.

 

寸法 Measurements

長さ Nagasa

58.8 cm      

反り Sori

1.10 cm

元幅 Motohaba

3.20 cm

先幅 Sakihaba

2.20 cm

重ね Kasane

0.75 cm

Nakago

15.2 cm

 

鑑定 Kantei Registration

日本美術刀剣保存協会                 NBTHK Certificate

特別貴重 TOKUBETSU KICHO and 特別保存刀剣 TOKUBETSU HOZON TŌKEN

他の 証明書                                     Other certificate

Provincial Registration: Prefectural Board of Education: Niigata prefecture. Date of Registration: Apr. 28, 1954.

考課 Appraisal                                鑑定 Kantei

上作 Jyo Saku.

状態 Status

上等 Superior.

研磨 Polish

平均研磨上記 above average polishing.

切れ味の分類                 Classification on sharpness

業物 Wazamono.

 

 

 

詳細 Details

姿 Sugata

Shinogi-zukuri, Iori-mune.

Hada

Ko-Itame hada, grained with Jinie attach. With a beautiful Osaka Jigane. Osaka-yakidashi runs in sugu.

切先 Kissaki

Chu kissaki.

刃文 Hamon

Nie Deki, from Hamachi is Suguha and then Choji Midare, Gunome Midare and Kobushi Choji.

彫物 Horimone

n/a

帽子 Bōshi

Boshi is large round shape. The tip forms a straight regular line, a medium circle turns back to a Muneyaki.

中心 Nakago

Ubu, Takanoha file marks. Ha-agari Kurijiri.

目釘穴 Mekugi-ana

1 mekugi ana.

はばき Habaki

Copper base, single gold folded Habaki.

外装 Koshirae

An original old Kohsirae with Iron, simple Sword fittings. All stored in an old/antique silk bag.

自鞘 Shira-saya

The blade is polished and stored in a nice Shirasaya with a purple-coloured silk bag.

追加情報                          Additional Information

 

The judgment on the authentic as expressed in the description above was confirmed by “Nippon Bijutsu Tōken Hozon Kyokai” (NBTHK) issuing a “特別貴重 Tokubetsu Kicho Token” (green paper). Certificate number: 133676.

Provided on 昭和 四十二年十月二十八日. Shōwa jȗ ni nen jȗ gatsu ni jȗ hachi hi. October, 28th, 1967.

The judgment on the authentic as expressed in the description above was confirmed by “Nippon Bijutsu Tōken Hozon Kyokai” (NBTHK) issuing a “特別保存刀剣Tokubetsu hozon” Certificate number: 1004948.

Provided on 平成 二十八年三月二十三日. Heisei ni jȗ hachi nen san gatsu ni jȗ san hi, March, 23th, 2016.

歴史 History

Shodai Kinisuke also known under the nickname “Nakamachi”, what means the middle one, this blacksmith was the 2th of the 3 “Kunisuke” generations. First generation Kawachi-no-kami Kunisuke was the youngest pupil of Horikawa school.

After the death of his teacher in Kei-cho 19 (1614), he moved to Osaka with First generation Izumi-no-kami Kunisada. They became pioneers of flourished Osaka Shinto school. Second generation Kawachi-no-kami, the child of first generation Kawachi-no-kami, was called as “Naka-Kawachi”, famous as well creating specific shape of Cho-jii.

価格 price           € 10.450.–                    (Shipping fee is not included in the price).