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Kogatana, Shirasaya
Satsuma no kuni Masayoshi
[ Signature ] signature on blade tô-shin-mei : Satsuma-no-kuni Taira Masayoshi "薩摩國平正良"
[ Size ] Blade length 12,7cm (4 sun 1 bu 9 rin), moto-haba 1,19cm, moto-kasane 0,24cm, blade weight 16,5g , kogatana length 21,5cm, shirasaya length 23,4cm
[ Period ] Edo, later
[ Province ] Satsuma

[ Feature ] Ko-itame-hada well grained. Jinie attached. Nie attached well in konotare hamon. Saki has hakikake, becoming flame form.
Hôki no kami Masayoshi was born in Kyô-hô 18(1733).He was a child of second generation IJICHI Masayoshi. He succeeded the third generation. After accredited to Hôki-no-kami, he changed his name to Masayoshi. He was known as the best two of Satsuma shin-shin-tô swordsmith as OKU Motohira of Satsuma clan. He died in his 86 years old in Bunsei "文政" 1(1818).

[ Highlight ] Nie attached well. Boushi shows excellent finish with long hakikake of saki in flame form. Nakago is relatively long in its finish. It is unusual for Masayoshi, yasurimes of nakago show suji-kai look.

[ Conditions ] There is small rust above 5cm of machi of mune side.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (made of rosewood, single) and shirasaya.

[ Item number ] A031117 [ Price ] JPY 120.000 (shipping and insurance fee are not included)

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