ECCHU-KAMI MASATOSHI(越中守正俊)

ecchu-kami masatoshi japanese sword

ECCHU-KAMI MASATOSHI(越中守正俊) was a Japanese swordsmith in Yamashiro province. His name was succeeded through 4 generations.

Region


Active


  • Early Edo period.

Related swordsmiths


Characteristics 


Shape :
HadaITAME-HADA(板目肌)
Hamon : SUGUHA(直刃),GUNOME(互の目),HITATSURA(皆焼),NOTARE(のたれ),CHOJI(丁子).
BoshiMISHINA BOSHI(三品帽子)

Notes


  • Ecchu-kami Masatoshi was a forth-born son of Kanemichi(兼道). He had 3 elderly brothers, they’re also swordsmiths. Out of his 4 brothers, he was talented the most, he made swords of a wide variety of Hamon. Not only the Hamons listed above, he left swords of Hamon like SHIZU SABURO KANEUJI(志津三郎兼氏), Kanesada(兼定) and Magoroku Kanemoto(孫六兼元).
  • In the record of sword sharpness, called Kokon Kaji Biko(古今鍛冶備考) written by Yamada Asaemon(山田浅右衛門), Masatoshi was rated Wazamono rank.
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