Tachi - Suketada - AJSA Certificate - Shirasaya Koshirae - Ubu Nakago - Gendai Era
This piece is an impressive and dynamic masterpiece, reminiscent of the tachi carried by samurai in the Kamakura period (1185-1333). It is characterized by hamon, a mixture of gunome and choji on itame hada. The striated hataraki is prominent on the ha, giving it a samurai-like finish. This tachi comes with an official certificate from the All Japan Swordsmith Association.
Tsubouchi Suketada's Profile
Suketada apprenticed himself to Yokoi Takamitsu, a master swordsmith living in Okayama Prefecture, and studied the works of Bizen-den, which dominated the Kamakura period (1185-1333), and successfully reflected them in the beauty of modern Japanese swords. Currently, he is engaged in the promotion of Japanese swords while serving as a director of the Division of the All Japan Swordsmith Association.
- Blade length: 78.3 cm
- Curvature: 2.4 cm
- Number of Mekugi hole: 1
- Signature: Bizen no Kuni ju Suketada(front), Heisei Junananen Haru(back)
- Fitting: Shirasaya
- Original Registration No.: Okayama 120071
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