SIGNED “HIZENKOKUJYU ISEDAIJYOU FUJIWARA YOSHIHIRO” “肥前国住 伊勢大掾 藤原吉廣” EDO PERIOD
CERTIFICATE : NBTHK TokubetuHozon
SWORDSMITH : Hizekokujyu Isedaijyou Fujiwara YOSHIHIRO
LOCATION : HIZEN ( SAGA, NAGASAKI Pref )
The blade is shinogi-zukuri with iori-mune. The Signed nakago is Tachi Omote side which means Tachi Koshirae out side. Hizen swordsmith often used tachi style signature.
The swordsmith ISEDAIJYOU YOSHIHIRO is a student of 1st generation TADAYOSHI who is top class swordsmith in Shintou Era.
It comes antique katana Koshirae with a plain black lacquered
Scabbard. The hilt fitting are iron which has a curved design of a dragon
with signed GOUSHUU HIKONEJUU MOGARASHI SOUTEN SEI〔江州彦根住藻柄子宗典製〕.
The antique MENUKI are Shakudou with curved dragon. The TUBA is iron which has designs of a waterhall and two persons with open work. It also has MOGARASHI SOUTEN signature.
Hamon Notare based on Gunomemidare with nie（zig-zag wavy temper line）
HadaNashijihada （tight closes grain）
BoshiHakikake with nie