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#1 Sly

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Posted 05 September 2016 - 10:30 PM

Hi !

 

I got this tembo school tsuba in my collection which passed NBTHK hozon last spring. I didn't manage to read the mei on the tsuba, but apparently the NBTHK could ! On the kanteisho, I just guess that the mei begins with "Yoshu Ju...", but I can't read the following kanjis.

 

Could anyone give a little help about this ?

 

Sylvain

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#2 Thierry BERNARD

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Posted 05 September 2016 - 11:15 PM

銘豫州住正阿弥作

Mei yoshū jū shôami-saku


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#3 Sly

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Posted 07 September 2016 - 09:33 PM

Thanks Thierry !

 

Any idea of what is written on the kanteisho beside the mei, on the left ?

Is it an information on the maker ?


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#4 Shugyosha

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Posted 07 September 2016 - 10:14 PM

Hi Sylvain,

 

No, it's a description of the tsuba:

 

撫角形            Nade Kaku Gata                        elongated square shape

鉄槌目地        Tetsu tsuchime Ji                        hammered iron ground

刻印打込         Kizamu Jirushi uchi komu           including cut, hammered, stamp 

打返耳            Uchi kaeshi mimi                          hammered back rim.

 

Best regards,

John


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#5 MauroP

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Posted 08 September 2016 - 02:40 AM

Hi, I think 刻印打込 reads koku ́in uchikomi.

The main description is: 打込紋散図鐔 - uchikomi-mon chirashi (no) zu tsuba.

Bye, Mauro


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