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Katana Yamato Kanabo

Katana Yamato Kanabo

Rare Katana Yamato from Kanabo school. Koto period, late Muromachi (approx 1520). This small school was created late in Yamato, at the end of the Muromachi period. Its name comes from the fact that the blacksmiths added « Kanabo », the place of establishment of the school, to their patronymic in their […]

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Katana Nobushige

Katana Nobushige

Big Katana signed Kofu Ju Minamoto Nobushige Zo, and dated Keio Gannen 8 gatuhi. Shinshinto period (1864), Musashi province. Nobushige was making swords under the Yushima Tenjin and he was probably influenced by the famous Suishinshi Masahide. This Katana is big and massive, with a Niedeki Kogunome midare Hamon, and a  ko itame […]

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Katana Muramasa

Katana Muramasa

Not for sale, just for study. Sengo Muramasa Katana.

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Hideyo Hyoshinshi Katana

Hideyo Hyoshinshi Katana

Katana O suriage attributed by a NBTHK certicate to Hideyo Hyoshinshi – 水心子秀世 Shinshinto Kaei 1848 Musashi province. Hideyo, also called Tamura Gunpei, was the student and son-in-law of the great Suishinshi Masahide considered the founder of the movement Shinshinto. The particular and rare shape of this blade is called […]

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Sengo Katana

Sengo Katana

Rare Koto Katana attributed to Sengo school of the Ise province. 千子 Complete and following mount. Mumei Suriage blade attributed to Sengo school by a NBTHK Hozon certificate. This one is a bit tired due to several successive polishing but all features are present and even admirable. Itame Jigane, Nioi […]

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Koto Wakizashi with Horimono

Koto Wakizashi with Horimono

SOLD Koto Wakizashi with Horimono (Bonji and Bohi URA side, and a Ken OMOTE side). Shirasaya with silver Habaki. KOTO period. Mumei O suriage (shortened), no papers. The Bonji seems to be « Benzaiten ». Benzaiten is a japanese buddhist goddess of knowledge, art and beauty, eloquence, music, literature, arts and science, […]

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Nidai Tadatsuna Katana

Nidai Tadatsuna Katana

Katana signed Awataguchi Omi no Kami Tadatsuna – 栗田口近江守忠綱 Nidai Tadatsuna (2nd generation) Shinto – Genroku 1688 – Settsu Ko Itame Jigane, Chôji Hamon, Ko-maru Bôshi. With a nice activity of the Hamon where we can see Ji Nie, Nioi guchi, Kinsuji, Sunagashi… Ikkanshi school. Koshirae and Shirasaya. Tsuba Kinai […]

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Tadatsuna Katana

Tadatsuna Katana

Katana signed Awataguchi Omi no Kami Tadatsuna - 栗田口近江守忠綱 Shinto – Manji 1658 – Settsu Ikkanshi school – Probably Shodai (First generation) Ko Itame Jigane, Chôji Hamon, Ko-maru Bôshi Shirasaya with silver Habaki NBTHK Tokubetsu kicho papers. Dimensions : Nagasa = 76,3 cm Motohaba = 3,05 cm Kasane = 0,65 cm […]

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Tadayoshi Wakizashi

Tadayoshi Wakizashi

Wakizashi signed Hizen Kuni TADAYOSHI – 肥前国忠吉 Rare and sought after by collectors. Old polish but very acceptable, absolutely no flaws, with a strong and harmonious shape typically of Hizen blades. Yondai Tadayoshi 4-Dai (4th génération). He is the son of Mutsu no Kami, was called Hashimoto Gensuke, and later […]

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Tadakuni Wakizashi Nidai

Tadakuni Wakizashi Nidai

SOLD Wakizashi signé Harima no Kami Fujiwara TADAKUNI – 播磨守藤原忠国 2nd generation (Nidai) Shinto – Enpo 1673 – Hizen Tadayoshi school NBTHK Hozon certificate Fujishiro ranking : Josaku Toko Taikan : 3,000,000 Yen Hawley’s : 70 points Dimensions : Nagasa = 56 cm Motohaba = 2,9 cm Sori = 1,5 cm […]

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