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  1. it seems 石井和天 Ishii Kazuten(?). It is a really suspicious nakago, can you show the blade?
  2. The Kaga blade is probably a "Kaga no Kami Fujiwara Morimichi"
  3. A day in august of first year of Daiei era (1521)
  4. After some research seems it could be genuine, here's some pic
  5. Thank you very much Steve!
  6. I'm having an hard time to read the mei of this kogatana, can anyone help?
  7. 長濱消防組 Nagahama fire department
  8. Looks like a tsuta (ivy) mon, this family used it https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matsunaga_clan
  9. here's an example https://www.aoijapan.net/katanagunto-noshu-seki-ju-kanetaka-kitae-kore/ And.... fuarce Udin
  10. on the right is Kamakura, on the left looks like 八 , 三分 which should be a measure (2.5 cm) but doesn't make much sense for a tsuba Unless he meant 8.3 cm but used 分 instead of "Cm"
  11. Great piece, I think early Muromachi as well
  12. I think it's Morimichi
  13. “Musashi no Kami Fujiwara (Morimichi?)” 武蔵守藤原(盛道?) can you take a clearer picture of last 2 kanji? Looks like an Edo period blade btw
  14. I well remember your passion for nihonto and especially for sake In the same spirit i add my calligraphy from Yamoka Tesshu which can be readed as "Studying having fun is a god-like thing"
  15. first one is this https://ukiyo-e.org/image/japancoll/p750-kuniyoshi-the-ronin--nimura-jirozaemon-kanetsune-581 and second one is this https://ukiyo-e.org/image/metro/N049-001
  16. Actually my idea was to put a 4th sheet with the description of the scene, but i never went through with it
  17. i found the exact copy here https://www.toshidama-Japanese-prints.com/item_583/Yoshitaki-Kanadehon-Chushingura-Act-VII--Okaru.htm?fbclid=IwAR3bMjjYjkGPQIQ0g8iMQDVwWGwlJe1njPQynXNQfMc-OPWiqTWxrh20ZQ4 I guess it was It says "They were originally designed to go in an album, the third upper sheet intended to open upwards."
  18. Utagawa Yoshitaki (ca 1841 - 1899) Okaru (played by Ichikawa Sadanji) in the Kanadehon Chushingura Act VII: Paper and the Moon, 1870. Three Chuban Sheets. Unusual L-shaped tryptic
  19. The reason the artist made so complicated inlay is the same reason you like it...cause it looks cool These works are probably datable at the end of Muromachi period or very beginning of Edo period. As Gray said these are incline to suffer zogan loss cause the corrosion push out the wire or let them loose (wires are locked in position by the iron around them). Actually a friend of mine has one, i suggested him to sell it to you but he doesn't seem much incline to
  20. I just searched the topic on the forum and copied the link to the original picture I saw tsuba with this pattern before, but among the "heianjo" are quite rare, i guess you need to be lucky or very patient to find one
  21. 天上天下唯我独尊 I am the only master above and below the Heaven
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