DAISHO

Daisho Koshirae in Handachi style, All matching Iron fittings with gold Dragon motif, Tsuba are matching Jakushi school also with Dragon motif, Menuki are Hidari Manji Kamon, The Wakizashi is in fresh polish and mounted in Shirasaya certified to Kozori  Bizen Iemori, The Katana is Mumei Koto unfortuneatly Hagire appeared during polish so the Katana is free as a Tsunagi for the Koshirae with no Shirasaya.

Wakizashi (脇指)
Den Bizen Kozori Iemori (伝備前 小反り家守) ‒ Attributed to Kozori Iemori from
Bizen province

Nagasa 1 shaku 5 sun 1 bu kore ari (⻑さ一尺五寸一分有之) ‒ Blade length ~ 45.7 cm

Mei (銘文) ‒ Signature: ubu and mumei

Tsukurikomi (造り込み) ‒ Shape: Shinogi-Zukuri, Iori-Mune

Kitae (鍛) ‒ Forging: rather dense Itame

Hamon (刃紋) ‒ Hardening: Ko-Midare with a rather subdued nioiguchi that is mixed

with Ashi

Bōshi (鋩子) ‒ Hardening in tip: gently undulating midare-komi along the kaeri

Chōkoku (彫刻) ‒ Engravings: on both sides a bōhi that runs as kaki-tōshi through the tang

Nakago (中心) ‒ Tang: mekugi-ana (目釘穴) 1, yasurime (鑢): kiri

Made around Kyōroku (享禄, 1528-1532)

IEMORI (家守), 3rd gen., Ōei (応永, 1394-1428), Bizen – “Bishū Osafune Iemori” (備州長船家守), there exists a date signature of the eleventh year of Ōei (1404), his workmanship is similar to that of the 2nd gen. Iemitsu (家光), it is said that he was the son of the 1st gen. Kozori Morimitsu (小反守光) and a student of Yoshikage (義景), mokume, gunome-chōji, chū-jō-saku