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  • $4,055.82

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【— 】 CERTIFICATE:*** SWORDSMITH:Mumei 無銘(Fujiwara Masanori 藤原正則) PERIOD:*** LOCATION:*** REGISTRATION NO. TOKYO320901 < SWORD SIZE > Length:68.3cm Curvature:1.4cm Hamon:*** Jimon:***   Fuchi-Kashira:*** Menuki:*** Tsuba:*** Scabbard:*** ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION ***  

  • $5,991.56

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【— 】無銘 CERTIFICATE:NTHK SWORDSMITH:JYUMYO 寿命 PERIOD:EDO GENROKU 元禄1688~1704 LOCATION:MINO(GIFU Pref.) REGISTRATION NO. TOKYO320852 < SWORD SIZE > Length:66.9cm Curvature:2.0cm Hamon:STRAIGHT temper line with abrupt undulating Jimon:WOOD GRAIN pattern Fuchi-Kashira:TACHI metal fittings. Their metals made SHIBUICHI with the arabeaque design. Menuki:The CARP design carved SHAKUDOU with gold foil. Tsuba:HEIANJYOU TSUBA(平安城鐔)   ///   Square Iron TSUBA with sloping shoulders inlaid with BRASS. Scabbard:Sword made to be worn with the cutting edge down, suspended from the belt(OBO). Black laqured with crushed blue shells which are skillfully decorated layer-by-layer with Japanese laqure. ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION The JYUMYOU school had its origins from YAMATO and moved to…

  • $2,673.16

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【肥前國忠吉】 CERTIFICATE:— SWORDSMITH:Not reliable signature LOCATION:*** PERIOD:*** REGISTRATION NO. NIIGATA67270 < SWORD SIZE > Length:59.7cm Curvature:1.0cm Hamon:*** Jimon:*** Habaki: *** ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION ***  

  • $3,594.93

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【肥前國忠廣】 CERTIFICATE:— SWORDSMITH:Not reliable signature LOCATION:*** PERIOD:*** REGISTRATION NO. KANAGAWA59181 < SWORD SIZE > Length:48.0cm Curvature:0.8cm Hamon:*** Jimon:*** Fuchi-Kashira:*** Menuki:*** Tsuba:*** Scabbard(Saya): *** ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION ***  

  • $3,226.22

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【 — 】 CERTIFICATE:NTHK SWORDSMITH:Genbe SUKESADA LOCATION:*** PERIOD:*** REGISTRATION NO. MIYAGI14721 < SWORD SIZE > Length:38.0cm Curvature:1.0cm Hamon:*** Jimon:*** Fuchi-Kashira:*** Menuki:*** Scabbard(Saya): *** ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION ***  

  • $3,041.87

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【 — 】 CERTIFICATE:NTHK SWORDSMITH:Bizen Osafune Sanemitsu 備前長船実光 LOCATION:*** PERIOD:Muromachi period_Oei(1473~1428) REGISTRATION NO. SHIGA5844 < SWORD SIZE > Length:37.8cm Curvature:0.7cm Hamon:*** Jimon:*** Habaki:*** ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION ***  

  • $4,701.07

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【 兼定 】Kanesada CERTIFICATE:NTHK SWORDSMITH:*** LOCATION:*** PERIOD:*** REGISTRATION NO. ISHIKAWA27571 < SWORD SIZE > Length:27.8cm Curvature:0.1cm Hamon:*** Jimon:*** Fuchi-Kashira:*** Menuki:*** Tsuba:*** Scabbard(Saya): *** ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION ***  

  • $1,382.67

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【 清光 】Kiyomitsu CERTIFICATE:*** SWORDSMITH:*** LOCATION:*** PERIOD:*** REGISTRATION NO. KUMAMOTO21453 < SWORD SIZE > Length:24.5cm Curvature:0.0cm Hamon:*** Jimon:*** Fuchi-Kashira:*** Menuki:*** Tsuba:*** Scabbard(Saya): *** ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION ***  

  • $3,041.87

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【 祐定 】Sukesada CERTIFICATE:NTHK SWORDSMITH:Bizen Osafune Sukesada 備前長船祐定 LOCATION:BIZEN(OKAYAMA Pref.) PERIOD:Azuchi-Momoyama period_Tensho(1573~1591) REGISTRATION NO. TOKUSHIMA7290 < SWORD SIZE > Length:38.4cm Curvature:0.7cm Hamon:STRAIGHT with RANDAM Temper line Jimon:WOOD GRAIN pattern Fuchi-Kashira:A horse and a grassy hill engraving on BRASS Menuki:carved horse out of SHAKUDOU Tsuba:The BAMBOO JOINT design IRON TSUBA with open work Scabbard(Saya): vermilion – laquered KOZUKA:A gilding horse and a cherry tree engraving on COPPER ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION The first generation SUKESADA in MUROMACHI ERA is 与三左衛門祐定(YOSOUZAEMON SUKESADA). His 4th generation SUKESADA is 藤四郎祐定(TOUSHIROU SUKESADA). TOUSHIROU SUKESADA becomes the first generation SUKESADA in SHINTOU ERA. His four children also named…

  • $3,687.11

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【   —   】 CERTIFICATE:NTHK SWORDSMITH:Bichunokami Tachibana YASUHIRO備中守橘康弘 LOCATION:SETTSU(OSAKA Pref.)*KISHUU→SETTSU PERIOD:EDO_Kanbun(1661~1673) REGISTRATION NO. TOCHIGI39209 < SWORD SIZE > Length:42.0cm Curvature:0.8cm Hamon:Long wave with abrupt undulating temperline Jimon:Wood grain pattern Fuchi-Kashira:Brass with carving SHISA LIONFUCHI Menuki:Also gold foiled SHISA LIONs Tsuba:TSUBA is made out of iron and its design is the bamboo design with openwork. Scabbard(Saya): SCABBARD is coated with black polished lacquer with the mother of pearl work and the decorative fitting on the bottom of this scabbard is also brass carving SHISA LION which bring the owner good luck and wards off evil spirits which one can find at Japanese Shrines. ———- ———- ———-…

  • $2,166.18

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【MUMEI】無銘 REGISTRATION 【NO. GIFU21869】 LENGTH【33.0cm】 CURVATURE【0.5cm】

  • $4,148.00

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【SUKENAGA】祐永 CERTIFICATE:NTHK SWORDSMITH:YOKOYAMA SUKENAGA PERIOD:EDO(1849) LOCATION:BIZEN(OKAYAMA Pref.) REGISTRATION NO.GIFU59401 < SWORD SIZE > Length:41.8cm Curvature:1.3cm Hamon:WAVY temperline with clove blossoms Jimon:small wood grain pattern ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION In this SHINSHINTOU ERA, there were the three most able men of BIZEN swordsmith. They are SUKEHIRA(祐平), SUKENAGA(祐永), SUKEKANE(祐包). They made the narrow-bladed and good figure sword with wavy & clove temper line. SUKENAGA is SUKEHIRA’s second son and succeeded his father swordsmith as the BIZEN clan. So he received KAGANOSUKE(加賀介) name at TEMPO 4 (天保4年(1833)) and was gave permission to use the Imperial crest depicting a chrysanthemum with sixteen open petals and ICHI(一)…

  • $4,470.62

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【ISHIHARA KANENAO】石原兼直 CERTIFICATE:*** SWORDSMITH:Ishihara Kanenao 石原兼直 PERIOD:early SHOWA LOCATION:SEKI(GIFU Pref.) REGISTRATION NO. TOKYO78951 < SWORD SIZE > Length:75.8cm Curvature:2.1cm Hamon:TOGARIGUNOME (abrupt undulating with pointed shapes) Jimon:Closed grained Fuchi-Kashira:made out of brass and its design is sculptured bamboo grasses Menuki:made out of copper with black and gold colored a bunch of flowers Tsuba:made out of iron and its design is a sculptured DRAGON Scabbard:coatedwith black polished lacquer ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION This is a very fine WWⅡ Army KATANA and it has a tremendous curvature and is rather long(75.8cm). During WWⅡ many swordsmith worked at SEKI province to supply qualified swords for their…

  • $4,148.00

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【TSUNAMUNE】綱宗 Registration NO. TOKYO249546 < SWORD SIZE > Length:63.5cm Curvature:0.53cm Hamon:*** Jimon:*** Fuchi-Kashira:*** Menuki:*** Tsuba:*** Scabbard:***  

  • $5,346.31

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【KASHUJYU KANEHARU SAKU】加州住 兼春 作 CERTIFICATE:NBTHK HOZON LOCATION:KAGA(ISHIKAWA Pref.) PERIOD:Early EDO(1624~1643) REGISTRATION NO. OKAYAMA125616 < SWORD SIZE > Length:63.8cm Curvature:1.5cm Hamon:Long wave temperline with random waves Jimon:Closed wood grain pattern Fuchi-Kashira:inlaid with arabesdque design gold. Menuki:inlaid with gold Tsuba:TSUBA is made out of iron. Scabbard(Saya): iron KOJIRI which’s also inlaid with same srabesque design gold. ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION In the last years of the warring states period and the SHINTOU ERA, part of MINO and ECHIZEN SEKI swordsmithes had moved to KAGA, especially in a castle town KANAZAWA. KANEHARU was also one of them and flourished. They have called KAGASEKI.  

  • $4,701.07

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【NOUSHU MINAMOTO KANEUJI】濃州志津三郎十九代孫源兼氏 CERTIFICATE:NTHK LOCATION:MINO(GIFU Pref.) PERIOD:EDO(1844~1847) REGISTRATION NO. SHIZUOKA30553 < SWORD SIZE > Length:69.3cm Curvature:1.0cm Hamon:Small waves and pointed shapes protruding from Hamon with extending legs towords the cutting edge. Jimon:Closed wood grain pattern ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- DESCRIPTION This KANEUJI is the 19th generations of SHIZUSABUROU KANEUJI. The first generation KANEUJI was one of high class pupils of MASAMUNE(政宗十哲)<MASAMUNE JYUTTETSU>. His own country was YAMATO(NARA Pref.) and signature was 包氏(KANEUJI). Later he moved to MINO SHIZU village and changed his name to SHIZUSABUROU KANEUJI(志津三郎兼氏).  

  • $5,254.13

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【HIDENAGA】秀永 CERTIFICATE:NTHK LOCATION:MUSASHI(TOKYO Pref.) PERIOD:EDO(1830~1843) REGISTRATION NO. MIE53440 < SWORD SIZE > Length:70.5cm Curvature:1.1cm Hamon:Abrupt undulating with pointed shapes Jimon:small wood grain pattern   Fuchi-Kashira:FUCHI is made out of shakudou and its design is a dragonfly inlaid with gold. KASHIRA is made of shakudou and its design is a picture of 松竹梅(Shouchikubai)which means auspicious. 松; pine tree, 竹; bamboo, 梅; plum-blossom. Menuki:MENUKI is made of shakudou and its design is DRAGON inlaid with gold and silver. Tsuba:TSUBA is made out of iron and its design is the picture of a butterfly and a person inlaid with silver and gold. Scabbard(Saya): SCABBARD is coated with black…

  • $5,254.13

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【KAWAI HISAYUKI】川井久幸 CERTIFICATE : NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon SWORDSMITH : Kawai Hisayuki LOCATION : MUSASHINOKUNI (TOKYO Pref.) REGISTRATION NO. CHIBA15828 < SWORD SIZE > Length:39.7cm Curvature:0.6cm Signature:(Front) 75 years old FUJIWARA HISAYUKI made (Back) ANSEI 1860 peach blossoms season Hamon:Straight temperline with large waves called Gunome midare with Choji working well. Jimon:Closed – grained Fuchi-Kashira:A fisherman and plovers inlaying on shakudou base. Menuki:Carving nuts out of sakudou metal. Tsuba:A round shakudou MIGAKIJI (polished surface) with openwork butterfly & cherryblossom Scabbard(Saya):Lacquered in black KAWAI HISAYUKI belonged to HOSOKAWA MASAYOSHI SCHOOL. He lived in KOISHIKAWA, EDO and was a master Japanese swordmanship. He studayed swordmaking under IKKANSAI…

  • $4,424.53

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide SIGNED【 — 】 CERTIFICATE : NBTHK HOZON SWORDSMITH : JYUMYO 寿命 PERIOD:EDO LOCATION : MINO (GIFU Pref.) REGISTRATION NO. TOKYO297564 < SWORD SIZE > Length:69.5cm Curvature:2.2cm Hamon:Small waves Jimon:Closed – grained Fuchi-Kashira:SHAKUDOU engraving the Peony   Menuki:SHISA LION which bring the owner good luck and wards off Evil spirits which one can find at Japanese shrines. Tsuba:A mountain, a sea of clouds & woods Scabbard:made of wood chips ———- ———- ———- ———- ———- The JYUMYO school has its origins from YAMATO(NARA Pref.) and moved to MINO province in KAMAKURA period. The tradition continued for centuries right up until the end of EDO period. Their name “JYUMYO” means life…

  • YASUTSUGU / NAOMITSUYASUTSUGU / NAOMITSU
    $11,522.22

    Made in Japan Free Shipping Worldwide NO SIGNED【YASUTSUGU】康継 EDO PERIOD(江戸時代;KANBUN 1661~1672 寛文頃) Certification:NTHK Swordsmith:3rd Generation YASUTSUGU(三代 康継) Location:MUSASHINOKUNI【TOKYO, SAITAMA Pref.】 The 1st generation YASUTSUGU had signed “ECHIZEN SHIMOSAKA” then moved to EDO. The SHOUGUN TOKUGAWA IEYASU gave him to use “YASU” of “IEYASU” for his signature and the hollyhock crest. So his name was changed to YASUTSUGU. 3rd generation YASUTSUGU is a son of 2nd generation YASUTSUGU. NO SIGNED【NAOMITSU】直光 EDO PERIOD(江戸時代;ANSEI 1854~1859 安政頃) Certification:NTHK Swordsmith:HOSODA NAOMITSU(細田 直光) Location:MUSASHINOKUNI【TOKYO, SAITAMA Pref.】 HOSODA NAOMITSU belonged to NAOTANE group. TAIKEI NAOTANE is top class swordsmith at SHINSHINTOU ERA. The original name of HOSODA is “HOSODA HEIJIROI(細田 平次郎)”. He was often called “KAJIHEI(鍛冶平), because he…