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[Gallery No.130(page2)]

ISSUE IN MARCH 2007 [GINZA JYOHO]

WA NI JYUJI SUKASHI
TSUBA : ATTRIBUTION TO KANAYAMA


[SUBJECT]
A compass

[TYPE OF FITTINGS]
Tsuba : A sword guard

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Attribution to Kanayama work

[PROVINCE]
Owari
province

[PERIOD]
The Muromachi period
[THE STYLE]
Tetsuji marugata ji sukashi maru mimi
[THE THICKNESS AT SEPPADAI] : Seppa dai is a center part of a tsuba
Approx4.8mm
[THE HEIGTH] : width 81.3mm
[THE WIDTH] : width 82mm


[No.1(page 4)]

TANTO
BICHU SHU JYU SADATSUGU
GENKO 3 NEN 10 GATSU JITSU
Tokubetsu hozon certificate by NBTHK


[TYPE OF SWORD]
Tanto
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Sadatsugu
[PROVINCE]
Bichu
province
[FORGED PERIOD]
The early Nanbokucho period, ca. Genko era about 673 years old
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 28.8 cm
[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx 2.72cm
[MUNE-KASANE] : A thickness at the opposite side of the edge
Approx. 5.1mm
[HABAKI] : A small metal collar to protect notches dividing a edge and a tang.
Double solid gold habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 2006.
[PRICE]
2,500,000 JPY

[No.2(page 6)]

WAKIZASHI
TSUDA OMINO KAMI SUKENAO
Important sword certificated by NBTHK


[TYPE OF SWORD]
Wakizashi
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Sukenao, Sukehiro school
[PROVINCE]
Settsu province
[FORGED PERIOD]
The middle Edo period , ca. Jyokyo era 320 years old
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 54.6 cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 1.6 cm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx 3.48 cm
[WIDTH AT THE TIP]
Approx 2.6 cm
[KASANE] : A width at the beginning of shinogi line
Approx.7.5 mm
[HABAKI] : A small metal collar to protect the notches dividing a edge and a tang.
Double gilded habaki
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1953.

[SHIRASAYA]
This sword comes with a fine wood case in special.

[PRICE]
5,000,000 JPY

[No.3(page 8)]

ATTRIBUTION TO SANO YASUYOSHI
Important sword certificated by NBTHK


[TYPE OF SWORD]
Katana

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Attribution to Sa no Yasuyoshi, Sa school

[PROVINCE]
Chikuzen province
[FORGED PERIOD]
The midle of Nanbokucho period ,ca. Shohe era 650 years old
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 69.6 cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 1.96 cm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx. 2.78 cm
[WIDTH AT THE TIP]
Approx. 1.93 cm
[KASANE] : A thickness at the beginning of the shinogi line.
Approx. 6.7mm
[HABAKI] : A small metal collar to protect the notches dividing a edge and a tang.
Double gilded habaki
[ENGRAVING] : Bohi kakinagashi
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1951.
[PRICE]
4,000,000 JPY

[No.4(page 10)]

WAKIZASHI
YAMAURA SANEO
ANSE CHO MI 8 GATSU JITSU
Tokubetsu hozon certificate

[TYPE OF SWORD]
Wakizashi

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Saneo
,He was a elder brother of Yamaura Kiyomaro

[PROVINCE]
Shinano prefecture
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 45.2cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 1.51cm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx. 3.06cm
[WIDTH AT THE TIP]
Approx. 2.4.cm
[KASANE]:The thickness
Approx. 6.36mm
[HABAKI] : The small metal collar to protect notches dividing an edge and a tang.
Double gilded habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1962.
[PUBLISHED]
『Yamaura ichimon shu』
[PRICE]
2,850,000 JPY



[No.5(page 12)]

KATANA
OITE TOTO KATO TUNAHIDE ZO KORE
BUNKA 12 NEN 2 GATSU KICHIJITSU
Tokubetsu hozon certificate by NBHTK


[TYPE OF SWORD]
Katana

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Tsunahide, His father Kunihide was a pupil of Masahide Suishinshi

[PROVINCE]
Musashi prefecture
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 71.0cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 2.6cm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx. 3.09cm
[WIDTH AT THE TIP]
Approx. 2.0.cm
[KASANE]:The thickness
Approx. 7.57mm
[HABAKI] : The small metal collar to protect notches dividing an edge and a tang.
Double gilded habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[KOSHIRAE] : A generic name of a decolative Japanese sword scabbard, a hilt and fittings.
Kuro roiro nuri saya uchigatana koshirae
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1969.
[PRICE]
2,200,000 JPY

 


[No.6(page 14)]

WAKIZASHI
BISHU OSAFUNE MOTIMITSU
O EI 28 NEN 3 GATSU HI
Tokubetsu hozon certificate


[TYPE OF SWORD]
Wakizashi
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Morimitsu, Osafune school
[PROVINCE]
Bizen province
[FORGED PERIOD]
The early Muromachi period, ca. Oei era 586 years old
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 46.4 cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 0.75cm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx 2.78 cm
[KASANE]:THE THICKNESS AT THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE EDGE
Approx. 6.06 mm
[ENGRAVING]
Front side : Koshibi kaku dome soehi
Back side : Koshibi kakudome
[HABAKI] : The small metal collar to protect notches dividing an edge and a tang.
Double gilded habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1955
[PRICE]
1,350,000 JPY


[No.7(page 16)]

WAKIZASHI
MUSASHI DAIJYO FUJIWARA TADAHIRO
Tokubetsu hozon certificate

[TYPE OF SWORD]
Wakizashi
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Tadahiro (the founder of Tadayoshi school)
[PROVINCE]
Hizen province
[FORGED PERIOD]
The early Edo period, ca. Kanei rea about 380 years old
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx 39.0cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 7.6mm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx 2.82cm
[MUNE-KASANE] : A thickness at the opposite side of the edge
Approx. 3.9mm
[SHINOGI-KASANE] : A thickness at the shinogi line.
Approx. 5.4mm
[HABAKI] : A small metal collar to protect notches dividing an edge and a tang.
Single gilded habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1951.
[PRICE]
1,200,000 JPY



[No.8(page 18)]

KOZUKA
UME NI FUGU
SANSO
Tokubetsu certificate


[SUBJECT]
Japanese plum branch with a globefish

[TYPE OF FITTING]
Kozuka : A fittings placed in the backside of a scabbard

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Haruaki, he had some names except for Haruaki Hogan.
Sanso is one of his signatures and it means three windows.

[PROVINCE]
Edo province

[CREATED PERIOD]
The late Edo period
[THE STYLE]
Oborogin ishimeji takabori iroe
(Made of shibuichi)
[HEIGHT]
Approx 15mm
[WIDTH]
Approx. 98.5mm
[KIRI BOX]
This tsuba has a fine wooden box in special.
[PRICE]
650,000 JPY



[No.9(page 14)]

TSUBA

SANSUI
CHOSHU HAGI JYU ARITA GENUEMON SADATSUGU SAKU
Tokubetsu kicho certificate

[SUBJECT]
Landscapes

[TYPE OF FITTING]
Tsuba : A sword guard

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Sadatsugu, Nakai school

[PROVINCE]
Choshu province

[CREATED PERIOD]
The middle Edo period
[THE STYLE]
Shinchu ishimeji mokko gata uchikaeshi mimi
(Made of shinchu)

[LENGTH]
Length : Approx 78
mm
Width : Appprox 73.5mm

[PUBLISHED]
『The Nihonto Koza』

[KIRI BOX]
This mitokoromono has a fine wooden box in special.
[PRICE]
400,000 JPY

[No.10(page 19)]

FUTATOKORO

SHISHI BOTAN
ATTRIBUTION TO KO-MINO
Tokubetsu hozon certificate



[SUBJECT]
A lion and a peony branch

[TYPE OF FITTING]
Futatokoro : a set of fittings, kozuka and menuki

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
No signature, attribution to Komino

[PROVINCE]
Unknown

[CREATED PERIOD]
The Muromachi period
[THE STYLE]
Kozuka : Shakudo nanakoji kin takabori suemon (Made of shakudo)
Menuki : kinmukuji katachibori (Made of pure gold)
[MENUKI]
[WIDTH
]
: Approx 33mm

[KOZUKA]
[HEIGTH] :
Approx 14mm
[LENGTH] :
Approx 97mm
[KIRI BOX]
This kozuka has a fine wooden box in special.
[PRICE]
380,000 JPY




[No.11(page 19)]

TSUBA
HO OH
CHOSHU HAGI JYU KAWAJI ROKURO UEMON TOMONAO



[SUBJECT]
Phoenix with paulownia

[TYPE OF FITTING]
Tsuba : A sword guard

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Tomonao, Kawaji school

[PROVINCE]
Nagato province

[CREATED PERIOD]
The middle Edo period
[THE STYLE]
Tetsuji shin marugata nikubori jisukashi nunome zogan
(Made of iron)

[LENGTH]
Length : Approx 82.5
mm
Width : Appprox 82.5mm

[KIRI BOX]
This tsuba has a fine wooden box in special.
[PRICE]
400,000 JPY


[No.12(page 20)]

KATANA
HIGONOKAMI KUNIYASU
Tokubetsu hozon certificate

[TYPE OF SWORD]
Katana
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Kuniyasu, Kawachi no kami Kunisuke school
[PROVINCE]
Settsu province
[FORGED PERIOD]
The first Edo period, ca. Kanbun about 340 years old
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 68.9cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 1.0cm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx. 2.99cm
[WIDTH AT THE TIP]
Approx. 1.91cm
[KASANE] : The thickness
Approx. 7.0mm
[HABAKI] : The small metal collar to protect notches dividing an edge and a tang.
Single gilded habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1970.
[PRICE]
1,350,000 JPY



[No.13(page22)]

WAKIZASHI
MINONOKAMI FUJIWARA MASATSUNE
Hozon certificate

[TYPE OF SWORD]
Wakizashi
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Masatsune, Kanetsune school
[PROVINCE]
Owari province
[FORGED PERIOD]
The early Edo period, ca. Kan-e era about 380 years old
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 60.2 cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 1.51cm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx 3.18 cm
[WIDTH AT THE TIP]
Approx 2.23 cm
[KASANE]:THE THICKNESS AT THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE EDGE
Approx. 6.7 mm
[HABAKI] : The small metal collar to protect notches dividing an edge and a tang.
Double gilded habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1951.
[PRICE]
1,100,000 JPY



[No.14(page24)]

WAKIZASHI
MUTSU DAIJYO MIYOSHI NAGAMICHI
Hozon certificate

[TYPE OF SWORD]
Wakizashi
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Nagamichi, Nagatoshi school, Nagatoshi was Nagamichi's uncle.
[PROVINCE]
Mutsu province
[FORGED PERIOD]
The fast Edo period, around ca. Enpo 5 years about 330 years old
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 50.5 cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 1.09 cm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx 3.06 cm
[WIDTH AT THE TIP]
Approx 2.09 cm
[KASANE] : THE THICKNESS AT THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE EDGE
Approx. 6.6 mm
[HABAKI] : The small metal collar to protect notches dividing an edge and a tang.
Double gilded habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1991
[KOSHIRAE] : Koshirae is a generic name of a decorative case, fittings, a hilt and a scabbard.
[PRICE]
1,150,000 JPY


[No.15(page26)]

Hoshu Takada Jyu Fujiwara Masayuki Munekage
Tokubetsu hozon certificate

[TYPE OF SWORD]
Katana
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
A collaboration work by Masayuki and Munekage, Bungo Takada school
[PROVINCE]
Bungo province
[FORGED PERIOD]
The early Edo period, around ca. Kecho era about 400 years old
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 70 cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 1.21cm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx 2.9 cm
[WIDTH AT THE TIP]
Approx 1.97 cm
[KASANE] : THE THICKNESS AT THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE EDGE
Approx. 7.7 mm
[ENGRAVING]
Front : Koshi bi kakinagashi soehi
Back : Koshi futasuji hi kakinagashi
[HABAKI] : The small metal collar to protect notches dividing an edge and a tang.
Double gilded habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1954
[PUBLISHED] : "O ita no katana" written by Nobuo Nakahara
[PRICE]
1,200,000 JPY

 


[No.16(page28)]

WAKIZASHI
 TOSA SHOGEN TACHIBANA YASUHIRO WITH THE CHRYSANTH CREST
Tokubetsu hozon certificate


[TYPE OF SWORD]
Wakizashi
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Yasuhiro, Osaka Sekido school
[PROVINCE]
Settsu province
[FORGED PERIOD]
The fast Edo period, around ca. Kanbun era about 340 years old
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 58.5 cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 1.99cm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx 3.72 cm
[WIDTH AT THE TIP]
Approx 2.69 cm
[KASANE] : THE THICKNESS AT THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE EDGE
Approx. 8.0 mm
[HABAKI] : The small metal collar to protect notches dividing an edge and a tang.
Single gilded habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1990
[PRICE]
1,500,000 JPY

 


[No.17(page30)]

WAKIZASHI
ATTRIBUTION TO HARIMA NO KAMI TERUHIRO
Tokubetsu Hozon certificate


[TYPE OF SWORD]
Wakizashi
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Attribution to Higonokami Teruhiro, Harima daijyo Teruhiro school
[PROVINCE]
Aki province
[FORGED PERIOD]
The early Edo period, about ca. Gen na era about 380 years old
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 38.2 cm

[CURVATURE]
Approx. 0.48cm

[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx 2.87 cm
[KASANE]:THE THICKNESS AT THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE EDGE
Approx. 5.4 mm
[HABAKI] : The small metal collar to protect notches dividing an edge and a tang.
Single gilded habaki, called Kashu style habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1988
[PRICE]
600,000 JPY


[No.18(page31)]

SEKKA MON
KACHUSHI
Tokubetsu hozon certificate



[SUBJECT]
Snow crystal
[TYPLE OF FITTING]
A sword guard
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Unknown, Attribution to Kachushi work
[PROVINCE]
Unknown
[CREATED PERIOD]
The Momoyama period

[THE STYLE]
Tetsuji marugata jisukashi dotemimi
Made of iron

[SIZE]
HEIGTH : Approx 93.0 mm
WIDTH : Approx 92.0 mm
[THE THICKNESS AT THE SEPPA DAI] : A seppadai means a center part of a tsuba
Approx 3.8 mm
[KIRI BOX]
This tsuba has a good wooden case in special.
[PRICE]
360,000 JPY


[No.19(page31)]

HIKIRYO
ATTRIBUTION TO KANAYAMA

Hozon certificate


[SUBJECT]
Rulers

[TYPE OF FITTING]
Tsuba : A sword guard

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
No signature, attribution to Kanayama school

[PROVINCE]
Unknown

[CREATED PERIOD]
The early Edo period
[THE STYLE]
Tetsuji kakumarugata in sukashi
(Made of iron)

[LENGTH]
Length : Approx 61.7
mm
Width : Appprox 58.8mm

[THE THICKNESS AT THE SEPPA DAI] : A seppadai means a center part of a Tsuba
[KIRI BOX]
This tsuba has a fine wooden box in special.
[PRICE]
300,000 JPY



[No.20(page31)]

SAKURA KIRI
KAMIYOSHI
Tokubetsu kicho

[SUBJECT]
Japanese cherry and plawnia

[TYPE OF FITTING]
Tsuba : A sword guard

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Unknown, Kamiyoshi school

[PROVINCE]
Higo province

[CREATED PERIOD]
The late Edo period
[THE STYLE]
Tetsuji tatemarugata kebori jisukashi marumimi
(Made of iron)

[LENGTH]
Length : Approx 80
mm
Width : Appprox 77mm

[THICKNESS AT THE SEPPA DAI] : Seppa dai means a center part of a tsuba
Approx : 5,2mm
[KIRI BOX]
This tsuba has a fine wooden box in special.
[PRICE]
200,000 JPY


[No.21(page32)]

KEN
MUROO JYU TAKAHIRA
HESE JYUNEN SAKURA TSUKI
[TYPE OF SWORD]
Ken
[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Takahira, he was a pupil of Yukihira Miyairi and Kunihira Kawachi.
[PROVINCE]
Nara province
[FORGED PERIOD]
New generation Japanese sword smith
[BLADE EDGE LENGTH]
Approx. 23.5 cm
[WIDTH AT THE BEGINNING OF THE EDGE]
Approx 2.72 cm
[KASANE]:THE THICKNESS AT THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE EDGE
Approx. 0.61 mm
[HABAKI] : The small metal collar to protect notches dividing an edge and a tang.
Shakudo and gold gilded double habaki
[SHIRASAYA] : A wooden case for keeping a sword good quality
This sword comes with a fine wooden case.
[TOROKU-SHO] : All Japanese swords have to come with "TOROKUSHO" in Japan. It means a Japanese sword registration card, registered by Agency of Cultural Affairs. The "TOROKUSHO" system has helped to prevent Japnanese national treasure's overseas outflow.
This sword was registered in 1998
[PUBLISHED]
Yanagimura Senjyu hese no toshin chokoku
[ENGRAVING]
Senjyu Yanagimura's work
He is a Mukansa level artist.
He is famous for a living Okayama prefecture treasure
[PRICE]
400,000 JPY

[No.22(page33)]

AGEHA CHO NI KUKURISARU
KAMAKURA

[SUBJECT]
A butterfly and charms, called Kukurisaru

[TYPE OF FITTING]
Tsuba : A sword guard

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Unknown, Kamakura school

[PROVINCE]
Unknown

[CREATED PERIOD]
The early Edo period
[THE STYLE]
Tetsuji tatemarugata sukisagebori kosukasi
(Made of iron)

[LENGTH]
Length : Approx 82
mm
Width : Appprox 81mm

[THICKNESS AT THE SEPPA DAI] : Seppa dai means a center part of a tsuba
Approx : 3,3mm
[KIRI BOX]
This tsuba has a fine wooden box in special.
[PRICE]
100,000 JPY


[No.23(page33)]

SHIHO NAMAKO
ATTRIBUTION TO HEANJYO ZOGAN

Hozon certificate

[SUBJECT]
Shiho namako sukashi : There are four sea cucumber design sukashi

[TYPE OF FITTING]
Tsuba : A sword guard

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Unknown, He an jyo zogan

[PROVINCE]
Unknown

[CREATED PERIOD]
The early Edo period
[THE STYLE]
Tetsuji kawari moko gata senzogan ji sukashi
(Made of iron)

[LENGTH]
Length : Approx 80.7
mm
Width : Appprox 80mm

[THICKNESS AT THE SEPPA DAI] : Seppa dai means a center part of a tsuba
Approx : 3,6mm
[KIRI BOX]
This tsuba has a fine wooden box in special.
[PRICE]
80,000 JPY


[Outside back cover ]

SO BAI
ODA NAOMASU

Tokubetsu hozon certificate


[SUBJECT]
A Japanese plum tree in front of a window

[TYPE OF FITTINGS]
Fuchigashira : A decorative fittings, placed on both ends of a scabbard.

[ARTIST NAME AND SCHOOL]
Naonori, The third generation of teh Oda school
[PROVINCE]
Satsuma province
[CREATED PERIOD]
The late Edo period
[KIRI BOX]
This Fuchigashira has a fine wooden box in special.



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