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FUKUOKA ICHIMONJI SUKEYOSHI
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FUKUOKA NORIMUNE
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FUKUOKA SUKEMUNE
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FUKUOKA SUKENORI
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FUKUOKA SUKEYOSHI SHO-KYU 1219
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YOSHIMOCHI              SANEYOSHI(1) KA-TEI 1235   SUKETOMO     |
   | BUN-RYAKU 1234     ____|____                  KAN-GEN 1243 |
   |______________      SANEYOSHI(2) BUN-EI 1264                |
___|_____      ___|_____            _________  __________       |
YOSHIMOCHI(2)  YOSHISADA            NORITSUNA  SHIGETSUNE       |
SHO-O 1288     BUN-EI 1264             - KEN-CHO 1249 -         |
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YOSHIMOTO(1)              SUKESHIGE     SUKETSUNA BUN-RYAKU 1234 
    | RYAKU-NIN 1238      NIN-JI 1240      |_____________        
    |____________ __________            ___|____      ___|____   
____|____     ___|_____  ___|____       SUKETADA      SUKEZANE   
YOSHIMOTO(2)  YOSHITOMO  NAGAMUNE       BUN-EI 1264   EI-NIN 1293
           - KO-AN 1278 -  


SUKEYOSHI SHO-KYU (t: SUKENORI, f: SUKEFUSA): KO-ICHIMONJI. ITAME
        HADA. KO-MIDARE BA and O-CHOJI MIDARE BA. Teachings from
        NORIMUNE School.
     SUKEYOSHI
     BIZENnoKUNI SUKEYOSHI

SANEYOSHI(1) KA-TEI (f: SUKEYOSHI): Transition SUGATA. To KEN-CHO
        1249. KO-MOKUME HADA. KO-CHOJI with ASHI.
     SANEYOSHI

YOSHIMOCHI BUN-RYAKU (t: SUKEYOSHI): Work through KEN-CHO 1249.
        FUKUOKA JU. Made small TACHI. MOKUME HADA. KO-CHOJI 
        MIDARE BA that varies slightly.
     YOSHIMOCHI

YOSHIMOCHI(2) SHO-O: The ICHIMONJI OBUSA CHOJIBA is long past. He
        thrives on conservatism.
     YOSHIMOCHI

YOSHISADA BUN-EI (f: YOSHIMOCHI): FUKUOKA JU. Work to GEN-O 1319. 
           ITAME HADA. KO-CHOJI MIDARE BA.

YOSHIMOTO(1) RYAKU-NIN (t: SUKEYOSHI, f: YOSHIFUSA): Adopted by
        SUKEYOSHI. Work period to KEN-JI 1275. Standing 
        MIDARE-UTSURI. NIOI CHOJI-MIDARE BA.

YOSHIMOTO(2) KO-AN: Work to SHO-WA 1312. KO-CHOJI BA.

FUKUOKA ICHIMONJI SUKEYOSHI

YOSHITOMO KO-AN (f: YOSHIMOTO): OBUSA CHOJI-MIDARE BA.

NAGAMUNE KO-AN: Worked with YOSHIMOTO.


SUKESHIGE NIN-JI (f: SUKEYOSHI): Mid-KAMAKURA IKUBI-KISSAKI TACHI.
        ITAME HADA has standing MIDARE-UTSURI. ICHIMONJI style
        CHOJI-MIDARE BA.

SUKETSUNA BUN-RYAKU (t: SUKEYOSHI): This is not the son of
        KAMAKURA ICHIMONJI SUKEZANE. 

SUKEZANE EI-NIN (f: SUKETSUNA): TOGENJI. First signed, NORISADA.
        Work period from EI-NIN to TOKU-JI 1306. Mid to late 
        KAMAKURA transition period allows some wide TACHI SUGATA
        and also the later, narrowing at the MONOUCHI. ITAME with
        JI-NIE has UTSURI. KO-NIE CHOJI patterns change from the
        earlier OBUSA CHOJI of mid-KAMAKURA to a more evenly set
        SUGU CHOJI-MIDARE BA with ASHI. His TACHI-MEI is small.



Go Sanchomo "Pheasant Feathers"Ichimonji
Kokuho



Go Sanchomo "Pheasant Feathers" Ichimonji

     Letter of Admiration from Kenshin to Kagekatsu
Nagasa: 2 Shaku 6 Sun 5 Bu (78.93cm)
Sori: 1 Sun 5 Rin (3.18cm)
Moto-haba: 1 Sun 1 Bu (3.48cm)
Saki-haba: 7 Bu 2 Rin (2.18cm)
Kissaki-naga: 1 Sun 1 Bu (3.33cm)
Moto-kasane: 3 Bu (0.91)
Saki-kasane: 2 Bu (0.61)
Nakago: 7 Sun 6 Bu (23.18cm)

A gift from Kenshin to Uesugi Kagekatsu.
One of the Go Shusen Sango 35 swords of the Uesugi.
Named for a headdress and skirt of radically flaring feathers
in the Monouchi and Koshimoto
.
 
Shinogi-tsukuri, Ihori-mune, deep curve, Koshizori, Funbari Tachi has Ikubi-Kissaki. Bohi runs the length.
  Standing and defined Itame/Mokume has JiNie and enshrouding Utsuri that falls into the Yakiba.
Starkly standing Juka O-Choji-Midare figures through the mid create a parade of lost spirits. Tobi-yaki, Ashi and Yo wander with them.
Ko-Nie in the lower, strong Nie in the upper. Kinsuji throughout.
Notare-Komi Ko-Maru Boshi, Hakikake on Omote.
Nakago is swept, Furisode style, Two Mekugi-ana.
 






Yoshimochi Tachi - Kokuho

Yoshimochi Tachi - Kokuho
Nagasa: 74.8cm
Moto-Haba: 3.1cm


Shinogi-Tsukuri, Ihori-Mune, Koshizori Funbari Tachi.
Bo-Hi both sides in Kau-Dome.
Ko-Itame Hada has standing Midare-Ursuri.
Nioi-Fukashi Choji-Midare fills the Ji in places. The upper markedly restrains into Gunome Ko-Midare Ba, becoming Hoso width in the Monouchi.
Intensely Sugu Ko-Gunome line finds Maru Kaeri.
Ubu Kurijiri Nakago has two Mekugi-ana and signed in the upper.

   Yoshimochi


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