Suketoshi Omiyari with nthk certificate

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Omi Yari with original pole and Saya and Tsunagi

Jōshū Ishidō Suketoshi (城州 石塔助利) ‒ “Ishidō Suketoshi from Yamashiro
province”

Nagasa 2 shaku 5 sun 2 bu kore ari (⻑さ二尺五寸二分有之) ‒ Blade length ~ 76.3 cm

Mei ‒ Signature: Ishidō Suketoshi (石塔助利)

Tsukurikomi (造り込み) ‒ Shape: hira-sankaku-zukuri

Kitae (鍛) ‒ Forging: masame-nagare

Hamon (刃紋) ‒ Hardening: suguha that is mixed with gunome and sunagashi

Bōshi (鋩子) ‒ Hardening in tip: maru-kaeri

Chōkoku (彫刻) ‒ Engravings: a katana-hi on the flat hira face

Nakago (中心) ‒ Tang: mekugi-ana (目釘穴) 2, yasurime (鑢): kiri

Made around Kanʼei (寛永, 1624-1644)

 

SUKETOSHI (助利), 1st gen., Kan´ei (寛永, 1624-1644), Kii/Yamashiro – “Heianjō-jū Ishidō Suketoshi” (平安城住 石道助利),

he was a smith of the Kishū-Ishidō lineage who moved to Kyōto, he signed Ishidō (石堂) also with the characters (石道) SUKETOSHI (助利),

2nd gen., Kanbun (寛文, 1661-1673), Kii/Yamashiro – “Kishū-jū Ishidō Hachizaemon no Jō Suketoshi” (紀州住石堂八左衛門尉助利),

“Heianjō-jū Ishidō Suketoshi” (平安城住石道助利), first name Hachizaemon (八左衛門), he and his successor specialized in the production of yari