Touken Komachi

Wakizashi in shirasaya
Harimano-kami Teruhiro
[ Signature ] (front) Harimano-kami Teruhiro
(back): -
[ Size] Blade length 46.0cm (1 shaku 5 sun 1 bu 8 rin), sori(curve) : 1.0 cm (3 bu 3 rin), width(blade bottom) : 2.99cm, thickness(blade bottom) : 0.75cm, width(blade top) : 2.12 cm, thickness(blade top) : 0.51 cm, Mekugi ana(hole(s))1, weight : 459g

[ Period ] Begining of Edo

[ Province ] Aki

[ Feature ]
Form: Shinogi-tsukuri, iori-mune, mihaba is relatively wide, kasane is thick. Sori attached a little. Chukissaki extended.
Nakago : Ubu, yasurime suji-kai, little kesho. Saki kurijiri. One hole.
Jigane : Itame, moku mixed. There is nagare-gokoro at ha side. Hadame appeared in general. Jinie attached well. Chikei appeared.
Hamon : Notare, gunome mixed. Nioi attached in deep, nie attached well. Kiusuji and sunagashi appeared.
Boushi : Notare in shallow, it turns in komaru, with saki hakikake.

Home country of first Higonokami TeruHiro is Mino. His name is Kentomo or Kentomo the first signature. He learned at the school of Umetada Meijyu. He was hired to Fukushima Masanori. He goes to the Gei-shu Hiroshima according to Fukushima from home Bishu Kiyosu. , 1600, it was after the Battle of Sekigahara.

A person of Owari, Kanie Gyobu, referred to as Jinpachi, two generations Harima no kamiTeruHiro is, Kanehisa the shomei, first signature. Moved to Hiroshima along with the father-in-law in the son-in-law of Higonokami TeruHiro, he have received Harima-no-kami around Keicho 14.

It was a blacksmith of Masanori Fukushima, but after Masanori's Kaieki, it becomes the blacksmith Asano Nagaakira. Later descendants worship Asano house, from generation to generation they flourish in this land.

[ Highlight ]
Strongness of steel and very tensely forged hadame can be seen. Notare hamon which gunome mixed, kinsuji and sunagashi appeared very fine, they make fine harmony.

[ Condition ] It is healty. Good conditions are kept both on polishing and shirasaya. There is natural kitae-ware above 10cm of sashiura-habakimoto and shinogiji of monouchi. However, it is not significant bothering the appreciation of sword.

[ Accessories] Double copper, shita-ka i/ gold foiled, ue-kai / silver foiled, with family crest "maru ni tosa-kashiwa" habaki, shirasaya and sac for shirasaya and NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper.

[ Item Code] A100114 [Price] JPY 650,000- (additional shipping cost required)

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