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An ubu hirazukure wakizashi, signed, Iwami Daijo Fujiwara Kunisuke. Hirazukure, slight sori, bonji and futatsubi. Hawatare: 1 shaku 5 bu (31.817 cm /12.5"). Motohaba: 3.16 cm. Kasane: 6.3 mm. Gunomediare in ko-nie with an Osaka yakidashi , Itame hada. Mounted in shirasaya with elaborate two-piece silver foil habaki. NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon kanteisho. Valued at 4,500,000 yen in Toko Taikan, and illustrated in Shinto Taikan.
An Osaka smith, he was a student of the first generation Kawachi no Kami Kunisuke. A daisaku work is illustrated in the Shinto Taikan, see picture below. $2,600