was born in 1878 at Fukushima. He worked in Aizu Province and was
famous decendent of Nagamichi. His reputation was well established at that time and he
made many swords for Emperors, Royal Prince (Takamatsu no Miya), and Presindent
of Taiwan. He won many awards at Shinsakuto Competition. Also, he directed the
Tenshozan Naval Sword Forging Center.
According to the result
of the 6th Shinsakuto Denrankai (1941), he was listed as
the Special Honor Seat. (Refer to the John Slough's book,
pp. 212-213. This katana was made in the same year of July, 1941
when his age was 64. The mei is Katana
mei and the tsuba of this sword is Hozon papered from the NBTHK.
The nagasa of
this Katana is 65.8cm and sori is 2cm. Blade has
ko-kissaki and masame hada is prominent. Hamon is a suguha base Choji midare
and Sunagashi as well as Kinsuji appears. No kizu and no nick
on the blade.