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Japan - Kawahara Sadachika - Katana - Sword

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$3,766 Bidder 8859
11-11-2019 16:32:09
$3,544 Bidder 2424
08-11-2019 20:44:44

Very good + - 2003

Object: Katana (More lots)
Material: Tamahagane steel
Period: 2003
Region/ Country of origin: Japan
Artist/ Maker: Kawahara Sadachika
Title of artwork: Custom forged Gendaito Japanese Katana Sword - 72.8cm nagasa
Condition: Very good condition, see description
Dimensions: 103×7×7 cm

Authentic traditionaly hand forged Japanese Gendaito Katana by well know Japanese sword smith.
High quality blade in fine sharp polish and very fine condition. There is highly beautiful mixed Choji-Gunome-Midare hamon, dense flamboyant pattern. The finely forged Hada is dense and well visible also.

A truly beautifuly and fine custom ordered gendaito blade !

Tang is signed: 川原 貞慎 Kawahara Sadachika saku
and dated: 2003 October on a lucky day

Kawahara Sadachika (real name is Kawahara Shin-ichi) was born in 1968. He became a pupil of Gassan Sadaichi who was the Living National Treasure.

He is also a buddhist priest, having a traditional workshop in Shiga prefecture.
He is one of the 200 people in the world who can claim they can make a real Japanese sword. He is a great craftsman and his blades has bright color with unique hamon and fine jihada.

Last 2 pictures show him while working.

The koshirae made of elegant saya with minor scratches and wear only, bronz blackened tsuba with gold inlay, long tsuka with good rayskin, thick high quality menukies and fuchi-kashira with fine details and gold-silver inlays.

cutting edge: 72.8 cm
thickness: 7mm
Width: 31 mm
curvature: 1.5 cm
whole sword length: 103 cm

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  • Super product, speed delivery, i will buy again

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    Very great and professional seller. Very safe package and very fast shipment. Great communication and very competent. Highly recommended!
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  • Perfect Quality as discribed. Very quick delivery!
    One happy buyer!! 👍

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