Yukikage Yari (fss-848)

Yukikage Yari (fss-848)

Yukikage Yari (fss-848) New Item Available Sold On Hold Special Sale Yari by Yukikage. This smith is in the Nihonto Meikan. Therein, he is listed as having signed like on this yari, that he was based in Higo. However, There is listed a Higo smith from that time who used the name Yukikage too, although written with a different YUKI. I guess it may be the same smith who changed the writing at some point. We have him as: YUKIKAGE (幸景), Tenpō (天保, 1830-1844), Higo – “Higo no Kuni-jū Ibara Jirōzaemon no Jō Fujiwara Yukikage” (肥後国住茨次郎左衛門尉藤原幸景), real name Ibara Jirōzaemon (茨次郎左衛門). This is a perfect example of a yari in polished condition. It also has a shirasaya to add even more value to this blade. I wonderful signed and dated Yari for any collector. Mei: YUKIKAGE (幸景),  Date: Tenpō (天保, 1830-1844) Overall Nagasa: 19-6/8 inches Blade Nagasa: 5-1/2 inches Width at the yokote: 17.7 mm Construction: Yari  Nakago: Ubu Kitae: Itame/mokume Hamon: Suguba Boshi: Maru Condition: Good polish Click to Enlarge Image Click to Enlarge Image This sword is on consignment. Special Sale Price Sold On Hold NOVEMBER SALE ENDS 12/1/19 New Sale Price $1,800.00 Asking price: $2,200.00 (shipping and insurance included) Email us if your interested in this item and remember to include the order number for this item: fss-848. 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 Yamashiro Kunikiyo Daisho (849)November 15, 2019 Yukikage Yari (fss-848)October 28, 2019...
Nôshû Seki Kanenori (fss-687)

Nôshû Seki Kanenori (fss-687)

Nôshû Seki Kanenori (fss-687)   New Item   Available   Sold On Hold Special Sale Item description: We have here a very long naginata with a very streamlined appearance. To begin with we have a fully polished Naginata with NTHK papers. A Koto naginata that comes in a dark rich brown lacquered Shira-Saya.. The Hada is a brilliantly forged mixed masame and mokume throughout. The hada has that slick oily appearance to the steel seen on the best of swords. No forging flaws are apparent on this blade. The hamon is also very active. A brilliant Gunome-midare frosted in nioi. There is much activity to enjoy with many hours of viewing and studying pleasure. There is a beautiful 2-piece gold foiled habaki that adorns the blade. We are extremely pleased to offer this large naginata with  Papers from the NTHK with 5 seals.. This is one of the nicest naginata that we have sold.  The workmanship is superb and the shape of this particular blade is very unique. .  The hada is well forged.  The hamon is subdued and is a very elegant midare-ba with hataraki thru out the hamon.  This blade has a deeply carved horimono of naginata hi that stands out and adds to the uniqueness of this work.  The blade comes with NTHK papers attesting to its quality. Mei: Mumei Date: Edo (1600’s-1700’s) Nagasa: 23″ inches Nakago length: 16-5/8″ Overall Blade length: 39-5/8″ Sori: 27.0 mm Width at the ha-machi: 31.9 mm Width at the yokote: 37.1 mm Thickness at the mune-machi: 7.9 mm Construction: Shinogi zukuri Mune: Iori Nakago: Ubu Kitae: masame/mokume Hamon: Midare Gunome Boshi: sugu-chô saki togari-gokoro de kaeru Condition: Good polish Click to Enlarge Image Click to Enlarge Image This sword is on consignment. Special Sale Price...
Shimosa Daijo Kanemasa (fss-647)

Shimosa Daijo Kanemasa (fss-647)

Shimosa Daijo Kanemasa (fss-647)   New Item   Sold On Hold Special Sale “ This sword was just released on commission from a Private Collection. “ We have here an incredibly special blade with all the accoutrements one would need for a unique sword such as this. To begin with we have a fully signed Naginata with Tokubetsu Hozon papers. A Shinto Masterpiece this sword also has Shira-Saya with Sayagaki from Tanobe-Sensei fully translated in the text as well as the inscription found on the tang. This one of a kind sword also has a full set of koshirae with pole. There is a small amount of lacquer loss that can be seen in the photos. Signed with the Kanemasa full signature this Kanemasa was active from 1661-1673 according to Tanobe. Fujishiro has this to say; KANEMASA SHIMÔSA NO DAIJÔ [KANBUN 1661 ECHIZEN] SHINTÔ CHÛSAKU He has the Gô of Hattori Kichibei, and is said to be the godai grandson of Seki Kanenori. He also lived in Ômi Hikone. (Wazamono) Signature: SHIMÔSA NO DAIJÔ FUJIWARA KANEMASA He is Wazamono rated as stated in Fujishiro. The Hada is a brilliant tightly forged ko-itame and ko-mokume can be seen throughout. The hada has that slick oily appearance to the steel seen on the best of swords. No forging flaws are apparent on this blade as it is. The hamon is also a sword lovers heaven. A brilliant Gunome-midare frosted with bright sparkling ko-nie. Glowing wisps of temper can be found hovering above the rolling gunome. There is much activity to enjoy with many hours of viewing and studying pleasure. The koshirae is original to...
(Owari) Masatsune (fss-573)

(Owari) Masatsune (fss-573)

(Owari) Masatsune (fss-573) New Item On Hold Special Sale Sold Sagami-no-kami Masatsune (1535~1619) is the 1st generation of Masatsune line. He moved to Owari province from Mino, so his blade is Mino tradition. His smith name in Mino was Kanetsune, then he was given the name Masatsune by the load of Owari “FUKUSHIMA Masanori”. Once the smith retired and gave the name to his son (1607). Then the 2nd Masatsune died soon. So the 1st came back again, and he added the inscription “Nyudo” after the signature that means go into Buddhism. Masatsune has a katana and a wakizashi listed as Juyo Bijutsuhin (Jubi) and many of his swords have received juyo clasiffication.   This is one of the finest naginata that we have sold up to now.  The workmanship is superb and the shape of this particular blade is very unique.  One side is in shinogi zukuri but the other is in katakiri ba style.  Please view the pictures carefully.  The hada is tightly forged and ji nie is visible in many areas.  The hamon is subdued and is a very elegant suguba style with hataraki thru out the hamon.  This blade has a deeply carved horimono that stands out and adds to the uniqueness of this work.  The blade comes with NBTHK papers attesting to its quality. KANTEISHO No. 379643 1, NAGINATA Mei: SAGAMI NO KAMI FUJIWARA MASATSUNE Length: 1 shaku 6 sun 4 bu As a result of a shinsa at this organization, the above item has been designated a Hozon Token, and is confirmed as authentic. March 19, 2010 NBTHK Mei: SAGAMI NO KAMI FUJIWARA...