Hirado-Sa (fss-800)

Hirado-Sa (fss-800)

Hirado-Sa (fss-800) New Item Available Sold On Hold Special Sale A very interesting tanto from nambokucho to Oei era.  Good activity/hataraki in the hamon is visible. A well forged hada and a lovely shape make for a desirable very early tanto. This sword is a beautiful tanto of gunome midare in itame with much ji-nie.  This sword dates back to the 1300’s and has a very good history and is considered by many as a very desirable school to collect.  This early tanto dating to the 1300’s  is very healthy and robust.  This is truly a wonderful koto era tanto from the Hirado Sa line of swordsmiths. The origin of Sa was that he lived in Chikuzen Oki bearch and was the son of Nissai.It was believed at one time that he was one of the 10 great students of Masamune but there  is conflicting evidence suggesting this is not true. The Soshu-den style of his work was definitely at the top level of this.The well grained jigane is truly spectacular. This school continued until Nanbokucho periodand after that Sue Sa smiths such as Yasuyohoshi, Yukihiro and Yoshisada were active.This sword is said to be the Hirado-Sa school that was active around middle to late Nanbokucho period.It is a wide and thick tanto and the jigane is clear and refined in the Soshu-den style. The hamon and hada are well grained.There are over 30 swords that have passed NBTHK Juyo .The work is fine and healthy and may go to a higher level. HIRADO SA School KUNIFUSA TEI-WA (t: O-SA): Came from CHIKUZEN. HIRADOZAEMONnoJO.         Father of HAKATA KUNIMITSU. Brought SA style undulating         GUNOME-NOTARE BA....
kogai/warebashi (fsk-501)

kogai/warebashi (fsk-501)

    Phoenix kogai/warebashi (fsk-501) New Item Sold On Hold Special Sale This is truly a magnificent and functional kogai.  It was designed so that it could also be used as a eating utensil ( chopsticks ).  Made of soft metal it is finely carved with the phoenix and detailed scroll work.  Some extra documentation accompanies this kogai. Jidai(era) :Edo Period Special feature: This Wari-kogai with phoenix and Karakusa design is engraved in the carving style of Sukide-Bori . This item is on consignment. Asking price: $800.00 (shipping and insurance included)   Email us if your interested in this item and remember to include the order number for this item: fsk-501.   NihontoAntiques@comcast.net How To Order Information Subscribe for the Latest Updates!Join our mailing list to receive the latest News & Updates from Nihonto Antiques. SUBSCRIBE You have Successfully Subscribed! Your email address will be kept private & will only be used to send updates from this site! For Sale BUNGO NORIYUKI (fss-858)January 31, 2020 (Yasakuni) Yasunobu (fss-853)December 30, 2019 Ishidô Unju Korekazu (fss-850)December 9, 2019 Yamashiro Kunikiyo Daisho (849)November 15, 2019 Enomoto Sadayoshi (fss-838)July 10, 2019 Ko-Senjuin (fss-831)May 13, 2019 kogai/warebashi (fsk-501)December 28, 2015 Fine Menuki Papered (fso-262)January 27, 2015 Ko Kinko Kogai fso-500January 27, 2015 john white...
Fine Menuki Papered (fso-262)

Fine Menuki Papered (fso-262)

Shakudo Menuki - Fine Menuki Papered (fso-262) New Item Sold On Hold Special Sale Click to Enlarge Image Condition: excellent These very fine menuki come in box and with papers attesting to quality and authenticity. They are from the Edo era (1700’s) NINTEISHO 1, Flower basket menuki Mumei (Ishiguro)The above item, as a result of a shinsa at this organization, has been confirmed as TOKUBETSU KICHÔ kodôgu November 1, 1972 NBTHK This sword is on consignment. Special Sale Price Sold On Hold Asking price: $800.00 (shipping and insurance included) Email us if your interested in this item and remember to include the order number for this item: fso-262. NihontoAntiques@comcast.net How To Order Information Click to Enlarge Image Subscribe for the Latest Updates!Join our mailing list to receive the latest News & Updates from Nihonto Antiques. SUBSCRIBE You have Successfully Subscribed! Your email address will be kept private & will only be used to send updates from this site! For Sale BUNGO NORIYUKI (fss-858)January 31, 2020 (Yasakuni) Yasunobu (fss-853)December 30, 2019 Ishidô Unju Korekazu (fss-850)December 9, 2019 Yamashiro Kunikiyo Daisho (849)November 15, 2019 Enomoto Sadayoshi (fss-838)July 10, 2019 Ko-Senjuin (fss-831)May 13, 2019 kogai/warebashi (fsk-501)December 28, 2015 Fine Menuki Papered (fso-262)January 27, 2015 Ko Kinko Kogai fso-500January 27,...
Ko Kinko Kogai fso-500

Ko Kinko Kogai fso-500

Ko Kinko Kogai fso-500 New Item Sold On Hold Special Sale Click to Enlarge Image This is a muromachi (1400’s) era kogai in a floral motif. This sword is on consignment. Special Sale Price Sold On Hold Asking price: $800.00 (shipping and insurance included) Email us if your interested in this item and remember to include the order number for this item: fso-500. NihontoAntiques@comcast.net How To Order Information Subscribe for the Latest Updates!Join our mailing list to receive the latest News & Updates from Nihonto Antiques. SUBSCRIBE You have Successfully Subscribed! Your email address will be kept private & will only be used to send updates from this site! For Sale BUNGO NORIYUKI (fss-858)January 31, 2020 (Yasakuni) Yasunobu (fss-853)December 30, 2019 Ishidô Unju Korekazu (fss-850)December 9, 2019 Yamashiro Kunikiyo Daisho (849)November 15, 2019 Enomoto Sadayoshi (fss-838)July 10, 2019 Ko-Senjuin (fss-831)May 13, 2019 kogai/warebashi (fsk-501)December 28, 2015 Fine Menuki Papered (fso-262)January 27, 2015 Ko Kinko Kogai fso-500January 27,...