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Wakizashi, Shirasaya
Fujiwara Muneyuki
[ Signature ] omote : Hôshu Takada-jû Fujiwara Muneyuki "豊州高田住藤原統行" ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 53,2cm (1 shaku 7 sun 5 bu 5 rin), sori 1,7cm (5 bu 6 rin), moto-haba 2,96cm, moto-kasane 0,67cm, saki-haba 1,90cm, saki-kasane 0,41cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 529g , shirasaya length 74cm
[ Period ] Edo, first half of
[ Province ] Bungo

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Mihaba and kasane are both ordinal. Deep sori attached. Chû-kissaki form.
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are katte-sagari. Saki is ha-agari, kuri-jiri. One hole.
Jigane : Itame-hada. Mokumes mixed. A little hada-tatsu. Shirake-utsuri is obvious.
Hamon : Sugu tone. Ko-gunomes mixed. Habuchi-hotsure observed. Ko-nie attached. Kin-suji and sungashis are appeared.
Boushi : It runs in sugu and komaru. Saki has hakikake.

Ancestor of Fujiwara Takada swordsmiths was first generation Fujiwara Tomoyuki, who lived around Kenmu era (1334-1338) in Nan-boku-chô period. They flourished during Nan-boku-chô, Muromachi and Edo periods. Fujiwara Muneyuki was one of Shintô Takada school swordsmiths, who created the swords for several generations in Bungo province. Especially, first generation's swords are known as waza-monos.

Referenced materials : "図説豊後刀"(illusttared Bungo-tô) by YAMADA Masatô, Yûzankaku publishing, Shôwa 49(1974), "室町期からの大分県の刀"(Swords in Ô-ita prefecture, from Muromachi period) by NAKAHARA Nobuo, in Heisei 13(2001)

[ Conditions ] There are small scratches on shinogi-ji and mune. Some a little rough surfaces observed. Rest, they maintain excellent conditions.

[ Attachments ] Habaki (suak-ji, single), a shirasaya, a bag of shirasaya and NBTHK Hozon paper (issued on 26th August Heisei 28(2016))

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