Ryokai Ieyoshi Koto Katana with NBTHK Certificate

Ryokai Ieyoshi Koto Katana with NBTHK Certificate.Mounted in Shirasaya also has koshirae fitted with Tsunagi.

 

IEYOSHI (家能), Bunmei (文明, 1469-1487), Bungo – “Ryō Ieyoshi” (了家能), “Ryōkai Ieyoshi saku” (了戒家能作), real name Ryōkai Sukedayū (了戒助太夫), suguha mixed with ko-notare or ko-midare in ko-nie-deki, his style still shows a reminiscence of the Yamashiro-Ryōkai school, it is said that the 1st gen. Ieyoshi was working in Yamashiro but moved around Ōei (応永, 1394-1428) to Bungo, a branch of the school that was founded in Bungo province by this Ieyoshi was later moving to Buzen province, chū-jō-saku