FUKUOKA ISHIDO SCHOOL(福岡石堂派)
FUKUOKA ISHIDO SCHOOL(福岡石堂派) was a branch of the Ishido school(石堂派) founded by Koretsugu(是次) in Fukuoka.
- Edo period
Famous Swordsmiths from the school
Shape : Thick sword with shallow SORI(反り), middle sized KISSAKI(切先). TANTO (短刀) is quite rare.
Hada : Roughly-grained MOKUME-HADA(杢目肌). MASAME-HADA(柾目肌) apparent on SHINOGI-JI(鎬地).
Hamon : NIOI-DEKI(匂出来),SAKA-CHOJI(逆丁子).
Boshi : MIDARE-KOMI(乱れ込み), TOGARI(尖り).
- The founder of the Fukuoka Ishido school, Koretsugu had his root in the Fukuoka Ichimonji school(福岡一文字派).