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Toshiyoshi

一般情報 General information

製品番号 Product No.

WA-010 (俊吉) Toshiyoshi, same as Sukekane 祐包.

剣の種類 Sword type

Wakizashi.

MEI ( Omote)

俊吉作 Toshiyoshi Saku.

MEI ( Ura)

天保五年二月日 Tenpô go nen ni gatsu hi.

時代 Era

天保 Tenpô period. 1830-1844.

日付 Date

February 1834.

Province          

備中 Bitchū.

School

横山 Yokoyama?

Teacher

兼定 Kanesada.

 

 

寸法 Measurements

長さ Nagasa

35.9 cm      

反り Sori

1.02 cm

元幅 Motohaba

2.75 cm

先幅 Sakihaba

1.97 cm

重ね Kasane

0.72 cm

Nakago

12.2 cm

 

 

鑑定 Kantei Registration

日本美術刀剣保存協会                      NBTHK Certificate n/a
他の証明書                                         Other certificate n/a
考課 Appraisal                                       鑑定 Kantei 中上作 Chu Jyo Saku / 上作 Jyo Saku.
状態 Status 良い Good.
研磨 Polish 平均研磨 Aaverage polishing.
切れ味の分類                                           Classification on sharpness 業物 Wazamono.

 

 

詳細 Details

姿 Sugata

片切刃造 katakiriha-zukuri: Here one side is interpreted in hira-zukuri and the other in kiriba-zukuri. One side flat (no Shinogi).

Hada

Ko-Itame hada.

切先 Kissaki

Ô-Kissaki.

刃文 Hamon

Omote: Chôji –Gumone Hamon. Ura: Notare Hamon

彫物 Horimone

備前長船住横山祐定 Bizen osafune ju yokoyama Sukesada. As a tribute Toshiyoshi wrote, Sukesada in the form of a Harimono on the blade.

帽子 Bōshi

Ko-maru Boshi.

中心 Nakago

Ubu, Katte sagari yasuri.

目釘穴 Mekugi-ana

1 mekugi ana.

はばき Habaki

Single copper base Habaki, with a little bid gold on the mune.

外装 Koshirae

Nice Koshirae with lovely sword fittings. The Saya is beautiful lacquer, with different colours show a jumping Squirrel.

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

Toshiyoshi (寿吉), Hōreki (宝暦, 1751-1764), Owari – “Bishū-jū Toshiyoshi” (尾州住寿吉), “Toshiyoshi” (寿吉), first name Denshichi (伝七), according to tradition the son of the Kyōhō-era (享保, 1716-1736) 3rd gen. Jumyō (寿命), some sources list him also as student of the 4th gen. Jumyō, but the latter was active around Tenmei (天明, 1781-1789)

Toshiyoshi (寿吉), Meiwa (明和, 1764-1772), Bizen – “Bizen Osafune-jū Yokoyama Takunoshin Toshiyoshi” (備前長船住横山宅之進寿吉), real name Yokoyama Takunoshin (横山宅之進), it is said that he signed later with Sukesada (祐定), he died in the sixth year of Meiwa (1769)

Toshiyoshi (寿賀), Kōka (弘化, 1844-1848), Bitchū – “Sugawara Toshiyoshi” (菅原寿賀), it is said that he signed later in his career with Toshizane (寿実), real name Maeda Tetsujirō (前田鉄次郎), the characters Toshiyoshi (寿賀) – with their Sino-Japanese reading juga – mean “congratulations for a long life,” such a congratulation concerns the 61st, 77th, and 88th birthdays, he was maybe the same smith as Toshimasa (寿政)

歴史 History

n/a

 

 

価格 price !                € 3.850.–            

(Shipping fee is not included in the price).