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Wakizashi, Shirasaya
Minamoto Masamitsu
[ Signature ] omote : Hatakeyama Yamato-no-suke Minamoto Masamitsu "畠山大和介源正光" ura : (kiku-mon) Tenpô nana-nen aki kichi-jitsu ("菊紋")"天保七年秋吉日"
[ Size ] Blade length 39,1cm (1 shaku 2 sun 9 bu 0 rin), sori 0,4cm (1 bu 3 rin), moto-haba 2,50cm, moto-kasane 0,49cm, saki-haba 1,88 cm, saki-kasane 0,31 cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 241,5g , shirasaya length 57,5cm
[ Period ] Edo, second half of . Autumn Tenpô "天保" 7(1836)
[ Province ] Settsu

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Ioir-mune. Mihaba is relatively narrow. Kasane is thinner but ordinal according with mihaba. Shallow fine sori attached. Chû-kissaki extended form.
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are ô-suji-kais. Saki is shallow kurijiri. One hole.
Jigane : Ko-itame-hada well grained. Fine and rich nie attached. Chikei appeared.
Hamon : It begins running in sugu. In notare, gunomes mixed. Rich nie attached. Deep nioi and ashi appeared. Mune-yaki given.
Boushi : It runs in sugu. It turns in long with komaru shape. Saki has haki-kake.

MINAMOTO Masamitsu was born Bizen province. He learned under OKAMOTO Yasutomo, who created the swords at Harima province and Ô-saka. Then he leanred under SUISHINSHI Masahide as well. He worked actively at Settsu around Tenpô. He created the swords at Mito, too. It was said that he created the tachi for Ô-SHIO Heihachirô.

Referenced material :Nihon-to meikan "日本刀銘鑑" ISHII Masakuni, HONMA Kunzan, Yûzankaku, Heisei 15(2003)

[ Highlight ] Specific dôranba which omote and ura forms are match, tama appeared. Well grained ko-itame-hada is so beautiful. Even though light at hand and it has smart shape, kissaki extended sharp. It feels powerful.

[
Conditions ] Excellent except pointed shape scar at shinogi-ji at the middle of omote and a little scratches observed.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (silver, single), shirasaya and bag of shirasaya.
Minamoto Masamitsu
[ Item number ] A020218 [ Price ] JPY 210.000 -> JPY 180.000- (shipping and insurance fee are not included) Price has been down!

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