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The Eight DO

HOKURIKUDO

 - The Eight Roads of KOTO





WAKASA - FUYUHIRO School 

              Many short swords. FUYUHIRO HADA is flowing
              O-There with MASAME that stands out. JI-NIE.
              MIDARE, NOTARE-MIDARE and GUNOME-MIDARE. 3rd
              generation  banners greater exuberance with
              TOBI-YAKI, MUNE-YAKI and HITATSURA in KO-NIE.

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HIROTSUGU(2) SAGAMI 
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FUYUHIRO(1) KO-SHO 1455 
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FUYUHIRO(2) CHO-KYO 1487   TSUGUHIRO(1) BUN-MEI 1469 
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FUYUHIRO(3) TAI-EI 1521    TSUGUHIRO(2) EI-SHO 1504  
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FUYUHIRO(4) EI-ROKU 1558   TSUGUHIRO(3) TEN-MON 1532 
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   FUYUMITSU TEN-MON 1532 
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   FUYUMITSU TEN-SHO 1573



FUYUHIRO(1) KO-SHO (f: SOSHU HIROTSUGU 2): Transferred to 
OBAMA.
Standing ITAME of MASAME that runs. JI-NIE. HOSO-SUGU, SUGU GUNOME-MIDARE and NOTARE GUNOME HA with valleys. MEI: FUYUHIRO JAKUSHU JU FUYUHIRO FUYUHIRO(2) CHO-KYO: OBAMA JU. Worked in HOKI and BIZEN.
SUGUHA, NOTARE BA and GUNOME-MIDARE. Died at 53. MEI: FUYUHIRO SAKU NAMU AMIDA BUTSU JAKUSHU JU FUYUHIRO SAKU FUYUHIRO(3) TAI-EI: KYUEMON. The most prolific FUYUHIRO.
Standing HADA with JI-NIE. SUGUHA, GUNOME-MIDARE and
NOTARE BA. GUNOME-MIDARE with TOBI-YAKI and MUNE-YAKI.
HITATSURA. Occasionally there is wide MIDARE HA with
more NIE but often the YAKIBA is a defined NIOI that
is narrow.
His FUYUHIRO is larger than the other characters of
his signature. MEI: FUYUHIRO SAKU KYUEMONnoJO FUYUHIRO JAKUSHU JU FUYUHIRO


Fuyuhiro
Nagasa: 2 Shaku 2 Bu (61.21cm)
Sori: 75Bu 5 Rin (1.67cm)
Moto-haba: 1 Sun (3.03cm)
Saki-haba: 9 Bu (2.12cm)
Kissaki-naga: 1 Sun 2 Bu 4 Rin (3.76cm)
Nakago: 5 Sun 4 Bu (16.36cm
)


Shinogi-tsukuri, Ihori-mune of gentle curve to strong Chu-Kissaki.
Ko-Itame Hada with JiNie.
Defined Nioi Notare-Gunome and Togari Ba where the heads are strew to the Ji in places. Ko-Ashi, Yo and Sunagashi are seen.
Midare-Komi Ko-Maru Hakikake Boshi with a pronounced long fall Kaeri that is Mune-yaki in the Monouchi area.
Ubu, one Mekugi-ana and two character Mei:

       Fuyuhiro


Fuyuhiro



WAKASA - FUYUHIRO School
FUYUHIRO(4) EI-ROKU: MATAJIRO and TOZAEMON. On the eleventh day
        of the eighth month - 1564, he received WAKASA-no-KAMI.
        The Lord of MATSUYAMA summoned him to BITCHU. TEN-SHO saw
        him moving to BINGO. Broad, deeply curved KATANA with 
        raised SHINOGI and strong, IKUBI-like CHU-KISSAKI. JI-NIE
        appears on clearly standing ITAME HADA that is drawn and
        running. The YAKIBA may be a deeply hardened and widely 
        undulating GUNOME-MIDARE HA, strafed with profuse NIE and
        TOBI-YAKI that appears pulled along on insistent NIJUBA
        following the grain. The NAKAGO draws down to a small 
        KURIJIRI making a rounded belly appear slightly TANAGO.
  MEI: JAKUSHU JU FUYUHIRO
       FUYUHIRO TOZAEMONnoJO
       WAKASA-no-KAMI FUYUHIRO
       JUHACHI-no-KUNI FUYUHIRO SAKU
       BITCHU-no-KUNI OITE MATSUYAMA JAKUSHU JUNIN FUYUHIRO SAKU

TSUGUHIRO(1) BUN-MEI (t: FUYUHIRO 1): FUYUHIROs' son and student. 
          SUGUHA and GUNOME KO-MIDARE HA.
    MEI: TSUGUHIRO SAKU
         JAKUSHU OBAMA JU TSUGUHIRO
         WAKASA-no-KUNI TSUGUHIRO SAKU

TSUGUHIRO EI-SHO: Possibly the son of FUYUMITSU. From EI-SHO 1504 
        to TEN-MON 1532. Drawn MOKUME HADA. GUNOME-MIDARE HA. 
    MEI: JAKUSHU JU TSUGUHIRO

TSUGUHIRO(3) TEN-MON (f: EI-SHO TSUGUHIRO):  SAEMONnoJO. Received
        IGA-no-KAMI on the 21st day of the 10th month in 1559.
        MOKUME HADA with MASAME. HIRO-SUGU width GUNOME-MIDARE and
        NOTARE-MIDARE HA.
    MEI: TSUGUHIRO SAKU
         JAKUSHU JU TSUGUHIRO
         JAKUSHU OBAMA JU TSUGUHIRO
         JAKUSHU OBAMA JU TSUGUHIRO SAKU

        His son, MATASHIJIRO took up the head of the WAKASA 
        FUYUHIRO following the departure of FUYUHIRO MATAJIRO, 
        the fourth, for BITCHU. TSUGUHIRO line carried the 
        tradition and FUYUHIRO school through SHINTO. 
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