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A mounted Jakushu tachi
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A mounted Jakushu tachi

UNSIGNED, ATTRIBUTED TO MUNEYOSHI OF JAKUSHU PROVINCE, MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)

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A mounted Jakushu tachi
UNSIGNED, ATTRIBUTED TO MUNEYOSHI OF JAKUSHU PROVINCE, MUROMACHI PERIOD (16TH CENTURY)
Sugata [configuration]: Honzukuri, iori mune, chu-kissaki, deep koshizorii with fumbari, and a tendency to sakizori Kitae [forging pattern]: Ko-itame with mokume nagare
Hamon [tempering pattern]: Midareba with gunome of nioi with nie and sunagashi
Boshi [tip]: On the tachi omote kaen style, on the ura komaru
Nakago [tang]: Ubu, three mekugi-ana, file marks indistinct or chiselled, kurijiri tip
Habaki [collar]: Single copper with shakudo and gilt
Nagasa [length of blade]: 71.5cm.
Koshirae [mounting]: In its itomaki no tachi mounting with gold nashiji lacquer saya with scrolling and sasa rindo [bamboo grass bellflower] mon in gold maki-e, shakudo matching fittings with bamboo grasses carved in katakiribori and gilt, round shakudo migakiji taikogane also with mon in gold hirazogan, shakudo menuki of bamboo grass carved in yobori with gold inlay, iron kawari mokkogata tsuba pierced with cloud shapes, the o-seppa in kawari-jujigata form
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Lot Essay

The blade accompanied by a certificate of registration as Hozon Token [Sword Worthy of Preserving] no. 367185, issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai [Society for the Preservation of Japanese Art Swords] on 31st March 2004

The koshirae accompanied by a certificate of registration as Tokubetsu Hozon Toso [Sword Mounting Particularly Worthy of Preserving] no. 226914, issued by the Nihon Bijutsu Token Hozon Kyokai [Society for the Preservation of Japanese Art Swords] on 24th February 2004
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