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Yasuhiro (2)

Product No.

WA-013 (康広) Yasuhiro 1st gen.

Sword type

脇差 Wakizashi.

Omote/Mei

Bitchū no Kami Tachibana Yasuhiro 備中守橘康広

Ura

(kiku) 菊紋

Province, area

Settsu 摂津

Era

Kanbun 寛文, 1661-1673.

Date

1661-1673.

School

Osaka Ishidō.

Father/teacher

Tameyasu.

Dimensions

Nagasa

54.9 cm

Sori

1.2 cm

Motohaba

3.28 cm

Sakihaba

2.20 cm

Munekasane

0.72 cm

Nakago

15.1 cm

Registration

NBTHK Certificate

Tokubetsu hozon Token.

Other certificate

n/a

Rating

Jyo Jyo Saku.

General

Condition

Very good.

Polished

Yes, blade is polished by above average Japanese polisher.

Sharpness

Wazamono.

Details

Shape

Wide and thick healthy Wakizashi. Shinogizukuri, Iorimune.

Jigane

Ko-Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. Some Utsuri is visible.

Sugata

Shinogi zukuri, Mune-takashi (High back).

Kissaki

Chu kissaki.

Hamon

From Hamachi is Suguha and then Choji Midare. In Ha, there are Ashi, Yo and Tobi-Yaki.

Horimone

n/a.

Bōshi

Round Hakikake style.

Nakago

Ubu. Yasurimes are o-suji-kais, Saki is ha-agari, kuri-jiri.

Mekugi-ana

1 mekugi ana.

Habaki

Very nice double gold folded Habaki.

Koshirae

Old Koshirae with family MON’s, plum blossom design. MON’s are arranged on both sides of the Saya.

This MON is attributed to the “Tsutsui Sadatsugu” family, period 1562-1615. This almost corresponds to the age of Nihonto.

Saya has some old damage in the Lacquerwork.

Kosihrae features a beautiful Tsuba, Shakudo Nanakoji plate with five chrysanthemum flowers.

Old Tsuka, finishe with a beautiful rayskin basis.

Shira-saya

The blade is polished and stored in a nice Shira-saya with a Purple-coloured Silk bag.

Additional Information

The judgment on the authentic as expressed in the description above was confirmed by,

“Nippon Bijutsu Tōken Hozon Kyokai” (NBTHK) with the following certificate:

 

“Tokubetsu hozon Token” 特別保存刀剣.

Certificate number: 1008492 on 平成三十年三月十 30th year in Heisei, 3th Month, 15th Day. 2018 年 3月15日 March. 15, 2018.

 

 

History

Yasuhiro (康広), 1st gen.

Kanbun (寛文, 1661-1673), Settsu – „Bitchū no Kami Tachibana Yasuhiro“ (備中守橘康広), he came originally from Ōmi and was the second son of Tosa Shōgen Tameyasu (土佐将監為康), he signed his name in early years with the characters (安広).

Later he moved to Ōsaka and started there the Ōsaka-Ishidō school. He also worked in Yamashiro province.

 

Bichu (No) Kami Tachibana Yasuhiro was the founder of Kishu-Ishido School. It is said that he was an elder brother of Tameyasu.

Yasuhiro’s real name was Tomita Gorozaemon, moved to Osaka and worked as the founder of Osaka-Ishido school.

After becamed Bichu (No) Kami, he started to engrave the crest of an open chrysanthemum flower on the reverse side of the tang.

He was a founder of the Bizen Choji-midare Osaka Ishido and also he made Doranba hamon who was very technical swords smith.

This sword is typical his Bizen Choji-midare Hamon.

Over the Hamon, small Utsuri appear.

Price € 7.900,–               (Shipping and insurance fees are not included in the price).

ATTENTION: Sageo on the Koshirae (picture 1) not avelible!