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Wakizashi, Shirasaya
Kii no kuni Yasuhiro
[ Signature ] omote : "於紀刕安廣" ura : -
[ Size ] Blade length 44,9cm (1 shaku 4 sun 8 bu 1 rin), sori 1,2cm ( 3 bu 9 rin), moto-haba 3,27cm, moto-kasane 0,67cm, saki-haba 2,40 cm, saki-kasane 0,50 cm, mekugi-ana(hole) 1, blade weight 536g , shirasaya length 68,5cm
[ Period ] Edo, first half of
[ Province ] Ki-i
Yasuhiro

[ Feature ]
Form : Shinogi-zukuri. Iori-mune. Mihaba is wide. Kasane is relatively thick. Saki-zori attached. Chû-kissaki form.
Nakago : Ubu. Yasurimes are suji-kais. Saki is ili-yama-gata. One hole.
Jigane : Ko-itame-hada well grained. Fine and rich nie attached. On omote side, rough jigane ô-hada mixed partly.
Hamon : In notare, gunomes mixed. Habuchi pattern frayed hotsure into tempered area ha. Ashis and deep nioi appeared. Nie attaced well. Kin-sujis and sunagashis appeared.
Boushi : It runs in sugu, then turns in round. Saki is haki-kake.

[ Highlight ]
Yasuhiro "安広" was a representing swordsmith of Kishû-Sekidô school, who worked around Kanbun "寛文"(1661-1673). He called himself Tomita Genzô "富田源蔵", or Gorô-zaemon "五郎左衛門". His early singature was "安広", then changed to "康広". His home province was Ki-i "紀伊". Then he moved to Settsu "摂津", created swords at Miyako "京" as well. He had his signatures such as "備中守橘泰広", "備中守康広", "紀伊国康広", "冨田五郎左衛門尉康広", etc. Many of swordsmith of school lived in Ô-saka. They were called Ô-saka Sekidô "大坂石堂". TATARA Nagayuki was famous among them. With the name Yasuhiro, they followed first generation, second generation around Jôkyô, third generation Kyô-hô. All of them created the swrods in Ô-saka. This sword was created during younger age of Yasuhiro, which had gunomes mixed notare hamon. Yasuhiro was good at Bizen-den style chôji-midare, on the other hand, he created gunome based variants. During the time of signature "安広", he created co-working swords with Yamato-no-kami Yasusada so that there might be some relationship. This full of sprit sword has portion which common to notare and gunome hamon swords created by Yamato-no-kami Yasusada.

[ Conditions ] There is a few small rusts but excellent in general.

[ Attachments ] Suaka-ji silver foiled single habaki, shirasaya and bag of shirasaya.
Yasuhiro
[ Item number ] A121018 [ Price ] SOLD

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