長曽祢虎徹入道興里 寛文四年六月吉祥日 金筋砂流し頻りに掛り匂深く地刃明るく冴える傑作 一尺六寸八分
Tokubetsuhozon Token

Kotetsu Wakizashi

No.541764

Nagasone Kotetsu Nyudo Okisato Kanbun 4th June auspicious day Kinsuji, Sunagashi-shikirinikakaru Deep Nioi and Jiba is bright and clear a masterpiece 50.8cm

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長曽祢虎徹入道興里 Nagasone Kotetsu Nyudo Okisato
Ura-mei
寛文四年六月吉祥日 Kanbun 4th June auspicious day
Period
Early Edo period
Size

Hachou 50.8 Shaku 一尺六寸八分 Sori 0.5cm
Moto-Haba 2.9cm Saki-Haba 2.0cm Moto-Kasane 0.53cm Shinogi-Thikess 0.59cm Saki-Kasane 0.42cm Kissaki-Chou 2.9cm Nakago-Chou 14.7cm Weight 428g

Country
Musashi
Shape
Shinogidukuri, Iorimune, Standard Mihaba, Slightly shallow Sori, Chu-Kissaki.
Kitae
Small-Itamehada, Itamehada and mixed Nagarehada, Jinie entered fine and thick, Chikei entered well , Iron is bright and clear.
Hamon
Notare, Mixed Gunome, Yubashiri, Nijuuba-kakari, There are many Ashi and You, Nie entered well, Kinsuji, Niesuji, Sunagashi-shikirinikakari, Deep Nioi, Nioikuchi is bright and clear.
Boushi
Suguni-komaru,Go back a little deeper.
Nakago
Ubu, Sakikurijiri, Yasurimesujikai, Mekugiana are 2.
Habaki
Double gold
Drscription
Nagasone Kotetsu was born in Nagasone Kotetsu in Hikone, Echizen, and became an armorer in Echizen Fukui. He commonly known as Sannosuke, and when he entered the road, he called it "Kotetsu Irido". At first, he used the character "Kotetsu", and later the character "Toru" (Hanetora inscription), and from the 4th year of Kanbun. "Tetsu" is used. His chronological work spans the 5th year of Enpo from the 2nd year of the Meireki era, and died in Ikenohata Ueno at the age of 70 years in the 6th year of Enpo. At that time, his novel style was predominant in the world, and his skill as the best master of new swords is highly evaluated.This sword was made just before it changed to Hakotora, which has the date of June 4th year of Kanbun, and shows the appearance of a Kanbun new sword with a shallow Sori. Jinie entered fine and thick, Chikei entered clear Jigane, Crossing the blade called the so-called Juzuba brought by Gunome.
In addition , The In addition, the Hyotan blade also has a change,Yubashiri, Nijuba-kakari, There are many Ashi and You, Nie entered well. Kinsuji, Niesuji, Sunagashi-shikirinikakaru.Hachu good work, overflowing with ambition, Deep Nioi, Nioikuchi is bright and clear a masterpiece.
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