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Product No. KA-0460 筑前國福岡住守次
Mei Moritsugu from Fukuoka, Chikuzen Province
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Shape Shinogizukuri Mitsumune
Region Chikuzen Province
Era Early Edo Period
Size
Length
70 cm
27.6 in
Sori (curvature)
1.3 cm
0.5 in
Motohaba
3.2 cm
1.3 in
Sakihaba
2.2 cm
0.9 in
Munekasane
0.7 cm
0.3 in
NBTHK Certification
Status Juyo Token
Certification Date August 10, 1964
Provincial Registration
Registration Authority Nagasaki Prefecture
Registration Date May 26, 1961
Item Details
Jihada (Metal pattern) Dense Koitame with faint Utsuri
Hamon (Temper line) Choji with Gunome, Ashi, Yo, Sunagashi and Konie
Bōshi (Point / Tip) Omote: Midarekomi, Ura: Sugu ni Komaru
Nakago (Tang) Ubu, Sujikai file pattern and a Kurijiri end
Mekugiana (Rivet holes) 2 2 ana with 1 ana inlay
Habaki Two part, silver base gold foil with file Habaki
Other Info
This Katana is Juyo Token, passing the 16th Shinsa in 1967. This swordsmith, Moritsugu, was the son of Toshihira of the Fukuoka Ishido Tradition. After his father passed away, he studied forging from the cousin of Koretsugu. He became a representative of the Fukuoka Ishido Tradition, the same as Koretsugu. This Katana is a masterpiece of his work. The Hamon is Choji Midare Utsuri. These are typical features of this tradition. There is a Sayagaki written by Kanzan Sensei in 1975. This sword fascinated everyone.
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