Bitchu no Kami Tachibana Yasuhiro
Kanbun era (1661-1673)
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Nagasa: 54.9 cm
Sori: 1.2 cm
Motohaba: 3.28 cm
Koshirae: Old Koshirae with family MON’s, plum blossom design. MON’s are arrangedon both sides of the Saya. This MON is attributed to the “Tsutsui Sadatsugu” family, period 1562-1615. This almost corresponds to the age of Nihonto. Saya has some old damage in the Lacquerwork. Kosihrae features a beautiful Tsuba, Shakudo Nanakoji plate with five chrysanthemum flowers. Old Tsuka, finishe with a beautiful rayskin basis.
Shirasaya: The blade is polished and stored in a nice Shira-saya with a Purple-coloured Silk bag.
Egbert Menzinga, Japan Sword Art