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Yamato Tegai Kanekuni Wakizashi With Nthk Npo Certificate

Signed Washu Tegai-ju Kanekuni ‒ Sunpu ni oite kore o tsukuru   “Made by Kanekuni,  resident of Tegai in Yamato province, in Suruga” 
 
Hirazukuri wakizashi mitsumune forged in a dense Itame hada that is mixed with Masame hada. The Hamon at the base Suguha and from the Monouchi onwards a widely hardened Gunome - Midare. The Boshi is Sugu with a Komaru  kaeri. Engravings: on the Omote side a shin no Suken , on the ura side there is gomabashi with a Bonji character. The nakago has 2 mekugiana , yasurime are kiri ,Made around Genna ( 1615-1624)
Blade length ~ 39.1 cm

KANEKUNI, 5th gen., Keicho ( 1596-1615), Yamato – Signed  “Washu Tegai-ju Kanekuni Sunpu ni oite kore o tsukuru”  “Made by Kanekuni from Tegai in Yamato province in Sunpu, the seat of government of Suruga province”, according to tradition the father or older brother of Nanki Shigekuni , Kanekuni was invited by Tokugawa Ieyasu to work for him in his retirement place Sunpu ,Worked dense ko-itame, notare-suguha in ko-nie-deki, Ryo-wazamono.

Koshirae
High quality  koshirae with  a black-lacquer saya that features a lightly ribbed design in a slanting fashion the kojiri is made from shakudo with a fine nanako ground with motif of Inome ,Length of koshirae is 60.2 cm. The tsuka is covered with white same and wrapped dark navy blue in hishimaki -style Ito. The  fuchi kashira  are made of shakudo with nanako ground and  feature the Genpei War motif in takabori relief ,menuki are made of shakudo , in katachibori , with amotif depiction of  warriors,The tsubais quite thick and heavy made in an  in oblong shape with two hitsu - ana made of shakudo, with a fine nanako ground and openwork design of circles, The kozuka of  is made of shakudo  with nanako ground and Battle of Dannoura motif /Warriors in boat done in a  in takabori mixed metal relief  madein late Edo period (this koshirae style is referred to as Sukeroku - koshirae , or Yamato Tegai Kanekuni Wakizashi with NTHK NPO Certificate

Signed  Washu Tegai-ju Kanekuni ‒ Sunpu ni oite kore o tsukuru   “Made by Kanekuni,  resident of Tegai in Yamato province, in Suruga” 

Hirazukuri wakizashi mitsumune forged in a dense Itame hada that is mixed with Masame hada. The Hamon at the base Suguha and from the Monouchi onwards a widely hardened Gunome - Midare. The Boshi is Sugu with a Komaru  kaeri. Engravings: on the Omote side a shin no Suken , on the ura side there is gomabashi with a Bonji character. The nakago has 2 mekugiana , yasurime are kiri ,Made around Genna ( 1615-1624)

Blade length ~ 39.1 cm

KANEKUNI, 5th gen., Keicho ( 1596-1615), Yamato – Signed  “Washu Tegai-ju Kanekuni Sunpu ni oite kore o tsukuru”  “Made by Kanekuni from Tegai in Yamato province in Sunpu, the seat of government of Suruga province”, according to tradition the father or older brother of Nanki Shigekuni , Kanekuni was invited by Tokugawa Ieyasu to work for him in his retirement place Sunpu ,Worked dense ko-itame, notare-suguha in ko-nie-deki, Ryo-wazamono.

Koshirae

High quality  koshirae with  a black-lacquer saya that features a lightly ribbed design in a slanting fashion the kojiri is made from shakudo with a fine nanako ground with motif of Inome ,Length of koshirae is 60.2 cm. The tsuka is covered with white same and wrapped dark navy blue in hishimaki -style Ito. The  fuchi kashira  are made of shakudo with nanako ground and  feature the Genpei War motif in takabori relief ,menuki are made of shakudo , in katachibori , with amotif depiction of  warriors,The tsubais quite thick and heavy made in an  in oblong shape with two hitsu - ana made of shakudo, with a fine nanako ground and openwork design of circles, The kozuka of  is made of shakudo  with nanako ground and Battle of Dannoura motif /Warriors in boat done in a  in takabori mixed metal relief  madein late Edo period (this koshirae style is referred to as Sukeroku - koshirae , or sometimes Denchu Koshirae , literally "worn in the palace". On Denchu koshirae the sayajiri (called a denchu-kojiri ) becomes noticeably broader. This interpretation came in the fashion amongst some Daimyo who had their wakizashi mounted in this style when attending inner part of Edo-castle where only short swords were allowed to be carried. Koshirae comes with NTHK NPO Certificate.

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