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Katana signed Bishu Osafune-ju Yokoyama Toshi-saemon-no-joSUKEKANE In the 2nd month, the 4th year Keio A 58th-generation descendant of TOMONARI with)Byakudan-nuri style gold foil lacquered sandalwood scabbard UchikatanaKoshirae

O5384(S8914)

Shin-shin-to the end of Edo period (Keiou 4 / 1868) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 66.0cm Curvature 1.8cm Width of base 29.6mm Width of Yokote 19.1mm Thickness of base 7.6mm

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NBTHK(Tokubetsu Kicho Token) certificate

with)Byakudan-nuri style gold foil lacquered sandalwood scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Kicho Kodougu) 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

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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

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NBTHK(Tokubetsu Kicho) certificate

with) Reed grass pattern lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

 

 

 

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

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with) Black Roiro lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae

 

 

Tachi signed NOBUKUNI (Chikushi)

T121925(S2063)

Early Muromachi period (Eikyo era/circa 1429-) Buzen
Length of cutting edge 69.8cm Curvature 2.0cm Width of base 29.1mm Width of Yokote 16.8mm Thickness of base 6.5mm

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Katana signed YUKIMITSU

T221689(S828)

Koto the mid-Muromachi period (Bun'mei era/circa1469-) Kaga
Length of cutting edge 70.0cm Curvature 2.5cm Width of base 30.9mm Width of Yokote 19.5mm Thickness of base 6.5mm

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Fujishiro Matsuo certificate
Tokuno Kazuo certificate

katana signed Oite Tōto Kato TSUNAHIDE kore-wo-tsukuru In the 8th month, Bunka 10th (1813) To order of Sukai Masatoshi with)Burgundy lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae mount with)Black lacquered notches scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae mount

T259844(S8911)

Shin-shin-to latter half of Edo period (Bunka 10th/1813) Bushu
Length of cutting edge 70.0cm Curvature 1.9cm Width of base 31.8mm Widtrh of Yokote 19.8mm Thickness of base 8.1mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate
Reported in Token Bijutsu vol.425

with)Burgundy lacquered scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae mount
with)Black lacquered notches scabbard Uchikatana Koshirae mount

DAI-SHO set of Katana and Wakizashi (DAI) signed Hizen koku-ju Tō'toumi-no-kami Fujiwara KANEHIRO TAKAGI-ujiFujiwara Tadae haku ken (SHO) signed Tō'toumi-no-kami Fujiwara KANEHIRO TAKAGI-uji Fujiwara Tadae haku ken with) Kuro-ro-iro lacquered Daisho se

H1461/2(S2228)

Shinto Middle of Edo period (Genroku 11 -/circa 1698-) Hizen
(DAI) : Length of cutting edge 70.8cm Curvature 2.5cm Width of base 31.0mm Width of Yokote 22.5mm Thickness of base 7.5mm (
Oshigata sketch for DAI)
(SHO) : Length of cutting edge 55.0cm Curvature 2.0cm Width of base 30.0mm Width of Yokote 21.0mm Thickness of base 7.0mm (
Oshigata sketch for SHO)

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NBTHK(Tokubetsu Kicho) certificate

with) Kuro-ro-iro lacquered Daisho set of Koshirae mount

NBTHK(Hozon Tōsougu)certificate

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

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katana signed (AOI crest) YASUTSUGU Motte Nanbantetsu Bushu-Edo ni oite kore-wo Tsukuru (Edo 3rd generation) with) Black Ro-iro lacquered Itame-pattern Makie work scabbard Han-tachi styleKoshirae mount

N071317(S2844)

Shinto Early Edo period (kanbun era/circa 1661-) Bushu
Length of cutting edge 70.6cm Curvature 1.8cm Width of base 32.8mm Thickness of base 7.1mm Width of Yokote 21.7mm

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with) Black Ro-iro lacquered Itame-pattern Makie work scabbard Han-tachi style Koshirae mount

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Katana signed Hizen-koku junin YOSHINOBU with)Black Roiro style lacquered scabbard Dragonfly/Hagi bush clover designraised lacquer work Taka-makie Uchikatana mounting

Y4147(S1520)

Shinto Early Edo period (Kanei era circa 1624-1643) Hizen
Length of cutting edge 72.45cm Curvature 1.4cm Width of base 31.0mm Thickness of base 6.9mm Width of Yokote 21.9mm

NBTHK(The 36th JUYO TOKEN)

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with)Black Roiro style lacquered scabbard Dragonfly/Hagi bush clover design raised lacquer work Taka-makie Uchikatana mounting

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Katana signed KANENORI

A15827(S5006)

Koto End of Muromachi period (Tensho era/circa 1573-) Mino
Length of cutting edge 74.0cm Curvature 1.8cm Width of base 32.5mm Thickness of base 6.7mm

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Reported/printed in the book of [Mino-to Oshigata Shu]

Kanata signed Oku Yamato-no-kami Taira-no-Ason MOTOHIRA Spring, Bird year of Kyowa 1st

M28815(S3011)

Shin-shin-to In the latter half of Edo period (Kyowa 1/1801) Satsuma
Length of cutting edge 71.6cm Curvature 1.9cm Width of base 31.5mm Width of Yokote 22.1mm Thickness of base 6.6mm

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NTHK(Shoshin) certificate

Tachi unsigned attributed to a work of Echizen Rai (Rai KUNIYASU) with) Brown Nashi-ji pearl of inlay scabbard Itomaki style Tachi Koshirae

N30410(S8219)

Koto Nanbokucho period (Teiji era/1362-) Yamashiro/Echizen
Length of cutting edge 72.0cm Curvature 1.8cm Width of base 31.5mm Width of Yokote 20.0mm Thickness of base 6.8mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon Token) certificate

with) Brown Nashi-ji pearl of inlay scabbard Itomaki style Tachi Koshirae

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon Tosogu) certificate


 

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Katana signed IESUKE with) AOI crest brown pearl-of-inlay Makie lacquered scabbard Ito-maki type Tachi mounting

K48473(S1245)

Koto Early Muromachi period (Ouei era/circa 1394-27) Bizen
Length of cutting edge 69.2cm Curvature 2.4cm Width of base 29.0mm Thickness of base 7.0mm Width of Yokote 18.0mm

NBTHK(The 20th 1971 JUYO TOKEN) certificate

with) AOI crest brown pearl-of-inlay Makie lacquered scabbard Ito-maki type Tachi mounting

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Katana unsigned attributed to a work of Rai KUNITOSHI with) Gold pearl of inlay Gold foil Taka-makie high relief Mokko crest scabbard Efu-style Tachi Koshirae

T281787(S8904)

Koto the latter half of Kamakura period (Kouan - Genkou/1278 - 1320) Yamashiro
Length of cutting edge 66.2cm Curvature 1.9cm Width of base 28.6mm Width of Yokote 17.8mm Thickness of base 6.1mm

NBTHK(The 47th 2001 JUYO TOKEN) certificate

Gold pearl of inlay Gold foil Taka-makie high relief Mokko crest scabbard Efu-style Tachi Koshirae
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HERE for front side and HERE for reversed side)

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Tachi signed KUNIMUNE (Bizen Saburou)

A3926(S6006)

Koto middle of Kamamura period (Kencho era circa 1249) Bizen
Length of cutting edge73.1cm Curvature2.2cm Width of base29.0mm Width of Yokote16.9mm Thickness of base6.7mm

NBTHK(The 52th JUYO TOKEN) certificate

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Katana signed Tsuda Echizen-no-kami SUKEHIRO The 8th month 9th year of Kanbun with) Floating Butterflies from Sakura flower to flower motif Koshirae

H81380(S8886)

Shinto Early Edo period (9th year of Kanbun/1669) Settsu
Length of cutting edge70.4cm Curvature1.2cm Width of base28.2mm Thickness of base6.5mm Width of Yokote19.1mm

NBTHK(Tokubetsu Hozon) certificate 

with) Floating Butterflies from Sakura flower to flower motif Koshirae
Sayagaki written by Dr. Michihiro Tanobe

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Katana attributed to a work of AOE

T166148(S826)

Koto Nanbokucho period (about 700 years ago) Yamato
Length of cutting edge 69.2cm Curvature 1.3cm Width of base 29.0mm Width of Yokote 20.5mm Thickness of base 6.6mm

NBTHK(The 49th JUYO TOKEN)

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