SENGO SCHOOL(千子派)

sego school japanese sword

SENGO SCHOOL(千子派) was a Japanese sword school founded by Sengo Muramasa(千子村正) in Kuwana of Ise province.

Region


Active


  • Middle Kamakura period to Nanbokucho period.

Famous Swordsmiths from the school


  • Masashige(正重)
  • Masazane(正真)
  • Muramasa(村正)

Characteristics 


Shape : TANAGO-BARA-NAKAGO(たなご腹茎)KATANA(刀) with high SHINOGI-SUJI(鎬筋). Wide TANTO (短刀).
Hada : Large-grained MOKUME-HADA(杢目肌).
Hamon : NIE-DEKI(沸出来), NOTARE(のたれ), HAKOBA(箱刃) or SANBON-SUGI(三本杉). a symmetrical Hamon on both sides.
Boshi : JIZO(地蔵), a deep KAERI(返り).

Notes


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