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製品番号 Product No.


項目種類 Item type

京正阿弥鍔   Kyo-Shoami Tsuba


に帰属: 藤四郎 [六代]   Attributed to: Tōshirō 6th gen. [Rokudai]

形状  Shape.

丸形 角耳小肉.  Murugata, Kakumimi-koniku  

画像 Image.

分銅扇透鐔 Weight and folding fan illustration

櫃穴 Hitsu ana

両櫃孔埋 Both ana holes,  (笄櫃穴 Kogai hitsu ana, 小柄櫃穴 Kozuka hitsu ana), are filled 両櫃孔埋

時代 Era

江戸時代初期 Early Edo periode

日付 Date

ca. 1740-1750


に帰属: 伊予正阿弥-伝  Attributed to: Iyo Shô-ami-den/school





寸法  Measurements

身長 Height

79.4 mm       


79.9 mm

厚さThickness (egde)

5.7   mm

重量 Weight

123 gr.





詳細 Details

物質 Material

鉄地に, 真鍮  Iron base, brass

技術 Technique  

肉彫地透 , 真鍮象嵌Nikubori-ji-sukashi openworkBrass inlay shinchû-zôgan





鑑定書 Kantei-sho

日本美術刀剣保存協会       NBTHK Certificate

保存刀装具鑑定書 Hozon Tosogu certificate

他の 証明書                         Other certificate

適用外です Not applicable

状態 Status

上工  Jōkō   Superior





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 Tsuba 保存刀装具鑑定書 Hozon Tosogu certificate: number: 4003156

Provided on平成二十五年六月二十七日.  Heisei ni jû go nen rokû gatsu ni jû shich hi.  June 27th,  2013.  (27-06-2013)


An almost round shape tidy, on the edge Fuchi part has been shaven part by part so that brass inlay arranged in worm-eaten pattern. Arranging weights upper and lower part, folding fan left and right. They are expressed by 肉彫地透 Nikubori-ji-Sukashi technique

この鍔は刀に相応しい This tsuba is suitable for a Katana





歴史 History

A peaceful Tsuba.

It was said that 伊予正阿弥 Iyo Shô-ami school was began when加藤嘉明 Katô Yoshiaki, one of high class commander of 豊臣秀吉 Toyotomi Hideyoshi, assigned to 伊予松山 Iyo Matsuyama in 慶長 八年, Keicho-Hachi 8st (1603), inviting 京翔アミ Kyo Shôami school Tsuba smith


One hears that the Iyo-Shoami school existed from very early times. They are thought to have struggled with the Kyo-Shoami workers for leadership of the Shoami family. There does not seem to be any documentation to support the idea that the Iyo-Shoami school is older than any other branch school.

It is more likely that it was formed at the same time as the other schools that were dispersed to the provinces. If any branch school may be considered anterior to the others it would have to be the Kyo-Shoami school, for they were the direct descendants of the Ko-Shoami and remained at the capital

All other Shoami schools were formed slightly later than the Kyo-Shoami in the early Edo age. The majority of work of the Iyo-Shoami school is in low relief carving, line carving, flat inlay, large areas of raised inlay, or mixed inlay. The common characteristic of most Shoami schools, i.e. nunome inlay, is rarely found in the work of this school. In essence the style is simple, naive and has a country feeling. Nevertheless, it is not without interest

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