Published December 1991
by Hawley Pubns .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
The School of Hizen Tadayoshi - a website and book by Roger Robertshaw on the Tadayoshi line of Japanese swordsmiths. History of the School of Tadayoshi () SHODAI TADAYOSHI- 1st Gen Tadayoshi in So, any ‘Tadahiro’ mei made during the mid-period of life of the 5th gen. after he himself changed his name to Tadayoshi ( Lineage of the School of Tadayoshi (). The colloquial names of the Tadayoshi smiths are given. e.g. The 1 st Gen. Tadayoshi was commonly known as Musashi Daijo (however, he only signed "Musashi Daijo" on his Tadahiro mei!). Click on each name to see more information. B The School of Tadayoshi: Saga, Hizen, Japan Gold Edition, by Roger Robertshaw. Clothbound with cloth slipcase, 8 ½ x 12”, pages in English. This is copy of a limited edition of , and is inscribed by the author to a former owner, with a special, personal note. Not only were the works of the Hachidai Tadayoshi recognized and revered by the Daimyo during his lifetime, but his reputation as an exemplary sword smith continue today. Roger Robertshaw, author of the book “The School of Tadayoshi”, is one of the foremost authorities and collectors of the Hizen Tadayoshi School.
the book "The School of Tadayoshi", is one of the foremost authorities and collectors of the Hizen Tadayoshi School. Without his diligence most of this information would be unavailable to non Japanese readers. Though put of print, I highly recommend any. This is something quite special. The blade is a long tachi by the hachidai (eighth generation) of the mainline Tadayoshi school. He was considered one of the best smiths of the entire Hizen-to lineage. Unlike most examples one will see, this sword is signed with the smith’s zokumei (personal name). It is dated a day in the 8th month of 1st gen 2nd gen 3rd gen 4th gen according to transmission artistic period unknown Bingo Bishū Osafune Bitchū Bizen Bizen no Kuni Bizen no Kuni-jū bōshi Bungo Bunka Bunkyū Bunmei Chikuzen civilian name Daijō dense ko-itame Echizen Eikyō Eiroku Eishō Enpō Etchū fief Fukuoka-Ichimonji school Genroku Genryaku gunome gunome-midare hamon Reviews: 1. The Legendary Sword in the Stone of San Galgano. Inside a glass case in a round chapel on top of Montesiepi in Tuscany, Italy, is a 12 th century sword lodged within solid rock. According to legend, the sword was placed there by San Galgano, a fierce knight and wealthy nobleman, who converted to Christianity following a vision of Archangel Michael.
As I wrote previously, Masamune is acclaimed to be the most prominent and skilled swordsmith of all time. Sadamune was the brightest student of his master. After finishing his training, he received the honorary name particle “mune” from Masamune. All of Sadamune’s blades are of exceptional quality, true works of art. Swordsmiths Tadayoshi by Yazu Kizu Swordsmiths Tadayoshi by Yazu Kizu $ click to see more. The Cutting Season by Arthur Rosenfeld The Cutting Season by Arthur Rosenfeld. $ $ Save %. Quantity. Order. Two Books by Dr. David Darom: "Art and Design in Modern Custom Fixed-Blade Knives" and "Art and Design in Modern Custom. Juyo Token Katana by Hizen Tadayoshi. A rare kenjo-mei katana custom ordered by the Nabeshima Daimyo clan. Bearing his final art name Tadahiro and the last date of his career, and gold inlaid two body cutting test by Yamano Nagahisa. An exquisite package complete with koshirae. Early Edo Shinto (). Swordsmith Index is intended to be a non-commercial resource to support Nihonto studies and raise awareness of history and appreciation of genuine Japanese swords. Find more information about the Index, its description and methods of use here. See how to read swordsmith records here.