Miyaguchi Ikkansai Shigetoshi Daito 

Sword Information:

Type: Katana

Sugata: Shinogi Zukuri

Mei: Ikkansai Shigetoshi

Date/Era: January 25th, 1903

School/Den: Hamabe

Tradition: Soshu/Soden-Bizen

Authentication/Papers: NBTHK Hozon

Sword Details:

Nagasa: 62.1 cm

Kissaki Type: Regular Kissaki 

Mihaba: 2.9 cm

Sori Measurement: 1.5 cm

Nakago Jiri: Ubu, Kirijiri

Nakago Length: TBD

Yasurime: Kiri

Mune: Iori

Jihada: Itame w/ Ji-nie

Hamon: Ko-Nie Deki Choji Midare

Boshi: Komaru 

Smith Information:

Rating:

- Toko-Taikan: 2 Million Yen

- Fujishiro: Chu Jo Saku

- Hawley: 10 points

Smith Details:

Shigetoshi (繁寿), Keiō (慶応, 1865-1868), Suruga – „Ikkansai Shigetoshi“ (一貫斎繁寿), „Sunpu ni oite Miyaguchi Ikkansai Shigetoshi“
(於駿府宮口一貫斎繁寿), „Sunpu-jū Ikkansai Shigetoshi“ (駿府住一貫斎繁寿), civilian name „Miyaguchi Hachirō“ (宮口八郎), he was
born in the ninth year of Tenpō (天保, 1838) in Shizuoka in Suruga province but went later to Inaba where he was first a student and later the
adopted son of Hamabe Toshinori (浜部寿格), but he later returned to Shizuoka and to his family name „Miyaguchi“, in Inaba he signed
with „Hisatoshi“ (寿俊), later he adopted the gō „Ikkansai“ (一貫斎) and also signed with „Shigehiro“ (繁広), he worked in Sagami´s
Odawara (小田原) too, transmission says that he learned the art of horimono carving at the lineage of Ozaki Suketaka (尾崎助隆), he died
January 25th 1906 at the age of 69, dense itame, chōji-midare in nioi-deki or gunome-midare in ko-nie-deki

From Markus Sesko's, "Index of Japanese Swordsmiths"

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