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Yukiyoshi ‘dachi

This ‘dachi was made by Yukiyoshi during the NambokuchŰ era (1336 - 1392).  

It has a nagasa (cutting edge) of 142.4 cm and sori (curvature) of 6.6 cm.

Yukiyoshi ‘dachi

Mei (name): Bingo (no)  Kuni Junin Yukiyoshi saku. 

Location: Itsukushima Jinja, Hiroshima.

Period: NambokuchŰ (1336 - 1392).

Sugata (shape): Shinogi-zukuri, iori-mune. Ubu nakago.

Hada (grain): Ko-itame.

Hamon (temper pattern): Ko-midare, suguha with ko-ashi. Straight ko-maru boshi

This ‘dachi is in very good condition. The tang is in original condition and the blade itself has no warps.


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