10 November 2004
A Hizen Katana
Signed Hizen kuni ju Ise Daijo Fujiwara Yoshihiro (2nd generation), Edo Period (17th Century)
Blade honzukuri, iori-mune, extended chu-kissaki, forging pattern konuka with jinie, tempered edge chu-suguha of nie, wide habuchi, ko-maru boshi with long kaeri, tang ubu, two holes, double gilt copper habaki, nagasa 72.4cm., sori 2.1cm., motohaba 3.3cm., sakihaba 2.4cm., in shirasaya
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There are thought to have been two generations of Hizen smiths signing Yoshihiro, the first having been a pupil of Tadayoshi I. The signature of this blade is that of the second generation.
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