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Tanto signed Bishu Osafune KATSUMITSU In the 2nd month Bunmei 12th Rin Hyo Toh Sha Kai Jin Retsu Zai Zen with) Urumi-nuri blurred red lacquered scabbard AIKUCHI Tanto Koshirae

T2174(T5010)

Koto Middle of Muromachi period (Bunmei 12/1480) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 25.9cm a bit on inward curve Width of base 23.3mm Thickness of base 9.7mm

Reported/printed in the book of [Nihon Toko Jiten]

Rported in Osafune-cho-shi

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token) certificate

with) Urumi-nuri blurred red lacquered scabbard AIKUCHI Tanto Koshirae

NBTHK Hozon Tosougu) certificate for Kozuka

Katana signed Bishu Osafune NORIMITSU In the 8 th month,Kyouroku 2 nd with) Black Roiro lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

O40233(S2062)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Kyouroku 2/1529) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 67.3cm Curvature 2.3cm Width of base 29.6mm Width of Yokote 17.7mm Thickness of base 7.0mm

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

with) Black Roiro lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

 

 

DAI-SHO Tsuba

Tuba1822a

Flying Sparrow Bamboo grove design

Signed : Yanagawa NAOTSUGU-saku

Copper Suaka ground, Round rectangular shape, `Polish surface, Katagiri-style carve

DAI : 72.0 x 67.6 mm Seppa-dai base 4.7 mm thick (No Hitsu-ana punch)

SHO : 69.2 x 64.4 mm Seppa-dai base 4.5 mm thick (Single Hitsu-ana punch)

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

DAI-SHO tsuba

Tuba8171a

A scene of Ono no Michikaze, Frong and Willow

Ono no Michikaze (prominent Shodōka) observes a leaping frog catches willow branch

unsigned attributed to a work of MITO

Iron ground Ji-sukashi openwork, Gold Nunome-style inlay, Silver, Copper IROE inlay work, Hammered MIMI edge

DAI:74.2x71.7mm 4.5mm thick (One hitsu-ana punch)

SHO:70.7x67.7mm 4.7mm thick (Two hitsu-ana punch irregular shape)

NBTHK(HOZON) certificate

Wakizashi signed TOSHINAGA (Jumyo) with)Dark brown lacquered Five-bu Notches scabbard Wakizashi Koshirae

S962(W5088)

Azuchi-Momoyama period (Tensho-Keicho era / circa 1573-1614) Mino
Length of cutting edge 40.7cm Curvature 1.5cm Width of base 32.5mm Width of Yokote 29.4mm Thickness of base 7.0mm

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

with)Dark brown lacquered Five-bu Notches scabbard Wakizashi Koshirae

 

Iron Round Openwork Tsuba

Tuba2620a

Snowflake TASUKI-sash tucked up design

Unsigned YAGYU

Round shape, Iron ground, Ji-sukashi Openwork, Square contoured Mimi edge in full , Both Hitsu-ana punches filled with Shakudo

74.3 mm x 73.5 mm 5.6 mm thick (Mimi-edge)

NBHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

Katana signed Suruga-no-kami Fujiwara MORIMICHI with) Black Ro-iro lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

S16410(S2848)

Shinto early Edo period (Kanbun era/1661-) Owari
Length of cutting edge 71.2cm Curvature 1.4cm Width of Base 31.0mm Width of Yokote 20.9mm Thickness of base 7.0mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

with) Black Ro-iro lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

Katana signed Bizen-koku-ju Osafune SUKESADA-saku Auspicious day in the 8th month, Tenbun 20th with) Plum Ume blossoms black & white rayskin lacquered scabbard UchikatanaKoshirae

T55749(S5899)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Tenbun 20/1551) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 70.5cm Curvature 2.8cm Width of Base 31.7mm Thickness of base 8.0mm Width of Yokote 21.6mm

NBTHK(Hozon Token) certificate for katana

with) Plum Ume blossoms black & white rayskin lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

NBTHK(Hozon Tosougu) certificate for Tsuba

 

 

Sun'nobi Tanto signed Wakasa-no-kami UJIFUSA with) Silver Notches scabbard Chisa-katana style Tanto Koshirae

G35769(T5016)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Eiroku 13-/1570-) Owari
Length of cutting edge 30.2cm Curvature 0.2cm Width of base 27.3mm Thickness of base 5.0mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

with) Silver Notches scabbard Chisa-katana style Tanto Koshirae

Tanto signed KANESADA (Izumi-no-kami KANESADA/Nosada) with)Black O-mokume hada Chinkin style gold-inlaid lacquerware scabbard TantoKoshirae

M20148(T3192)

Koto on the end of Muromachi period (the latter period of Eisho era/1504 - 20) Mino
Length of cutting edge 26.5cm Inward curvature Width of base 22.5mm Thickness of base 5.4mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon)
carried/reported in 2 issues of
Mino-to Oshigata-shu
Token-Bijutsu #741

with)Black O-mokume hada Chinkin style gold-inlaid lacquerware scabbard Tanto Koshirae

Katana unsigned attributed to a work of Chiyozuru MORIHIRO

T306299(S2849)

Koto Nanbokucho period (Shitoku era/1384-) Echizen
Length of cutting edge 73.9cm Curvature 2.6cm Width of base 31.0mm Width of Yokote 20.1mm Thickness of base 7.1mm

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

 

Wakizashi signed Suruga-no-kami MORIMICHI (1st gen.)

T123564(W8577)

Shinto early Edo period (Keicho era/1596-14) Owari
Length of cutting edge 47.1cm Curvature 1.2cm Width of Base 32.3mm Thickness of base 5.5mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

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Katana signed KANEMOTO

A26309(S2845)

Shin-shin-to end of Edo period (Ansei era circa 1854-) Mino
Length of cutting edge 71.3cm Curvature 1.2cm Width of base 30.5mm Width of Yokote 21.3mm Thickness of base 7.3mm

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

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Wakizashi signed Dewa-daijo Fujiwara KUNIMICHI

S4765(W2743)

Shinto early Edo period (Kan'ei era / circa 1624-) Yamashiro
Length of cutting edge 52.7cm Curvature 0.6cm Width of base 29.5mm Width of Yokote 19.5mm Thickness of base 6.5mm

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Kicho) certificate

NTHK(Shoshin) certificate

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Katana signed Bishu Osafune SUKESADA In the 2nd month, 9thyear of Eisho

A64242(S3278)

Koto end of Muromachi period (Eisho 9/1512) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 69.6cm Curvature 2.6cm Width of base 29.7mm Width of Yokote 17.4mm Thickness of base 7.8mm

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

Iron round shape tsuba

Tuba1258a

Tachi AOI motif

Openwork, Nikubori/Kebori plow

72.6x72.1mm

5.0mm thick

Iron ground Cross Rectangular Openwork Tuba

Tuba2616a

KIRI crest Wa-chigai (rings handing together) openwork design

Unsigned SHOAMI

Cross rectangular (Mokko) shape, Iron ground, Ji-sukashi, Nikubori Openwork, Round Mimi edge in full, Both Hitsu-ana punches

76.0 mm x 74.3 mm 4.0 mm thick (Mimi-edge)/5.0mm thick (Seppa-dai)

NBHK(Hozon) certificate

Katana signed The 27th generation KANEMOTO An auspicious day in the 5th month, the 4th year of Heisei

G67436(S2822)

Contemporary Sword (The 4th year of Heisei/1992) Gifu-pref.
Length of cutting edge69.5cm Curvature2.0cm Width of base33.0mm Width of Yokote24.7mm Thickness of base7.3mm

with)Samurai motif Black lacquered scabbard Uchigatana Koshirae

 

 

Iron Oval shape Tsuba

Tuba1833a

Bamboo trunk with Japanese Ginger Openworks

Unsigned attributed to a work of Bushu MASAYOSHI

Iron ground, Nikubori/Kebori carving, Round Mimi edge, Irregular Hitsu-ana punches

71.5x68.1mm Seppa base 6.5mm thick Mimi edge 6.1mm thick

NBTHK(Tokubetsu kicho Kodougu) certificate

Wakizashi signed Wakasa-no-kami UJIFUSA

C19949(W8569)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Genki-Tensho era/1570-90) Owari
Length of cutting edge 41.8cm Curvature 1.0cm Width of base 32.7mm Thickness of base6.5mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

 

 

Sun-no-bi Tanto signed Bishu Osafune YUKIHISA In the 8th month Ouei 29th

A16729(W2777)

Early Muromachi period (Ouei 29/1422) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 30.6cm Curvature 0.1cm Width of base 26.7mm Thickness of base 5.5mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

 

Katana unsigned attributed to Ko-MIHARA

A73790(S8913)

Koto Nanbokucho period (Teiji era circa 1362-67) Bingo
Length of cutting edge 72.6cm Curvature 2.4cm Width of base 31.1mm Width of Yokote 20.4mm Thickness of base 7.0mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate

Fuchi/Kashira and Menuki set

Fuchi2657a

Autumn plants and bugs design

Fuchi signed : Mino-ju MITSUNAKA

Shakudo ground, Sukidashi deep carving, Menuki Yobori carving, Gold/Silver Iroe

Fuchi 38.3x22.2mm Kashira 34.4x18.7mm

Menuki 41.3x15.6mm / 40.5x15.8mm

NBTHK(Hozon Tosougu) certificate

Wakizashi signed Harima-daijo Fujiwara SHIGETAKA Echizen-ju

H123491(W7593)

Shinto Early Edo period (Kan'ei era/circa1624-) Echizen
Length of cutting edge 53.7cm Curvature 1.6cm Width of base 29.3mm Width of Yokote 20.0mm Thickness of base 6.0mm

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate  

Shirasaya (Sayagaki written by Dr. Sato kanzan in 1974)

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Tanto signed Soshu-ju YASUHARU with)Wormhole pattern Byakudan-nuri lacquered style assorted family crests inlayAikuchi-style Tanto Koshirae

N3408(T3717)

Koto the late Muromachi period (Tenbun era / circa 1532 -) Sagami
Length of cutting edge 26.3cm No curvature Width of base 24.4mm Thickness of Base5.8mm

NBTHK(TokubetsuHozon) Token certificate

with)Wormhole pattern Byakudan-nuri lacquered style assorted family crests inlay Aikuchi-style Tanto Koshirae

NBTHK(Hozon) Tosogu certificate

Katana signed Kuwana-ju Gisensai Mishina HIROMICHI-saku In the 4th month keiou 3rd Forged using a IMIBI Bonfire of TADO ShintoShrine with) Reed grass pattern lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

S9325(S3277)

Shin-shin-to the end of Edo period (Keiou 3 / 1867) Ise
Length of cutting edge 71.2cm Curvature 1.5cm Width of base 31.2mm Width of Yokote 21.5mm Thickness of base 7.6mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate
NBTHK(Tokubetsu Kicho) certificate

with) Reed grass pattern lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

 

 

 

Iron Round shape Tsuba

Tuba2364a

KIKU flower Decorative tossing Fan design

Signed Bushu-ju MASAYASU

Round shape, Iron ground, Sukidashi carving, Ultra-fine four quarters Openwork, Sukinososhi-style Contour Mimi edge

83.5mm x 83.7mm 5.1mm thick (Mimi-edge)

NBHK(Hozon) certificate

Menuki

menuki2041a

A pair of Crane design

unsigned a work of Goto

Shakudo ground, Yobori carving, Gold Iroe

31.1mm x 13.7mm 7.8mm thick

30.9mm x 13.5mm 7.5mm thick

Concave paulownia wood box

NBTHK(Hozon) certificate

Sun-nobi-style Tanto signed KANETSUNE with)Black Ro-iro lacquered scabbard Aikuchi-style Tanto Koshirae

M16049(T5009)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Tensho era / circa 1573-) Mino
Length of cutting edge 31.2cm Curvature 0.4cm Width of base 29.9mm Thickness of base 5.5mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsdu Hozon) certificate

with)Black Ro-iro lacquered scabbard Aikuchi-style Tanto Koshirae

Tanto signed HIROTSUGU with) Blackwood scabbard Tanto Koshirae

A65092(T3716)

Koto Middle of Muromachi period (Meiou era/1492-) Sagami
Length of cutting edge 20.9cm Curvature 0.2cm Width of base 21.5mm Thickness of base 5.7mm

NBTHK(Hozon Token) certificate

with) Blackwood scabbard Tanto Koshirae

NBTHK(Hozon Tosogu) certificate