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Chikushu Sou Tsumu Tachi
A utsushi of a Tomonari Kokuho by Mukansha smith Sou Tsumu. Heisei juyon nen ni gatsu kichijutsu (February 2002) Chikushu Ju Tsumu Saku / Bizen Kuni Tomonari. Ubu, koshizori, tapering width. Hawatare: 2 shaku 6 sun 2 bu (79.39cm or 31.26") . Sori: 2.9 cm. Motohaba: 3.299 cm. Sakihaba: 1.917 cm, Kasane: 8.8 mm. Suguba with ashi, ko choji, kinsuji, ko nie, kinsuji, nado. Ko itame hada, konie, chikei, midare utsure., nado There are larger bright nie here and there in the ji, perhaps too small to be jifu. The boshi komaru is slightly hakikaki.
He was the most award winning modern modern swordsmith. A resident of Bizen, he made many copies of famous swords smiths. Soshu school, Yamashiro, Bizen den, and Kitomaro. This is a copy of a Ko Bizen Tomonari , who was active around the Eien period (987-989).
Hataraki, kinsuji, chikei & dust from sword paper
Heisei juyon nen ni gatsu kichijutsu Chikushu Ju Tsumu Saku Bizen Kuni Tomonari
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