A beautiful Japanese katana sword, a real National Treasur made for an imperial origin by GASSAN SADAKATSU. SOLD….
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A beautiful Japanese katana sword, a real National Treasur very high-ranking sword
Kyodai Originals is proud to present this beautiful Imperial sword.
Made by the very famous swordsmith Gassan Sadakatsu. A true National Treasur.
A beautiful Japanese katana sword, a real National Treasur made for an imperial origin
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae. (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature Osaka Ju Gassan Minamoto Sadakatsu Kinsaku
Taisho 11 Nen 3 Gatsu kichimatsu.
Habaki silver Gassan hanaki.
Blade length 64.55 cm or 25.134 inch.
Sori 1.82 cm or 0.72 inch Mekugi 1
Width at Hamachi 2.69 cm or 1.06 inch
Width at Kissaki 1.77 cm or 0.7 inch
Kasane 0.64 cm or 0.252 Inches The Weight Of The Sword 490 grams
The sword was made in Taisyo 11, 1923
Shape The blade has a normal width, thickness with a deep sori
Bonji and Render are engraved on the front and Bo-hi and Juken are engraved on the back.
Jigane Masame had a good graied with jinie attach and chikei work
Hamon Chiji-midare with deep nioikuchi with ash work
Bo-shi Notare and round shape returns.
Particularity Gassan Sadakatsu was born the second son
from the first Gassan Sadakazu in 1869.
Sadakatsu was a representative swordsmith from Taisho up to the early Showa period.
He was a great swordsmith for making all kinds of Soshu-den, Bizen-den and Yamato-den.
Especially his distinctive Ayasugi-hada inherits the tradition
has continued from the Kamakura period and still lives on in gendai swordsmiths.
Under his famous father Sadakazu the First generation.
Sadakatsu only forged a few swords with his swordsmith name until Sadakazu’s death
in the late Taisho era Gadakatsu put all his energy into making his own sword.
Koshirae, it was made around Taisho to Showa period, around 1923.
The owner whas a very high ranking shrine in Osaka, very high-ranking sword.
Saya Nashiji Saya with phoenix Gold
Makie Batter Nahahishi Mon is engraved with gold color
Menuki Nahahishi Mon is engraved with gold color.
After 1920 as purveyor to the imperial household, special swords on
dedicate the Ise-Jingu Shrine, take orders from high dignitaries.
He tempered the sword with a sincere one
and faithful attitude in accordance with Shinto swordsmiths.
His two most excellent students,
one was his real son the second Gassan Sadakazu and the other was Takahashi Sadatsugu,
were designated as custodian of significant intangible cultural assets, in the
known colloquially as Living National Treasures.
Sadakatsu died in 1943 at the age of 74.
This sword is a typical Sadakatsu sword and Masami had a good grain.
In that Taisho period, many high-ranking sloggers needed swords,
so he was pretty busy making swords.
With of course the NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.