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Hirama
~Primer~
    OSAKA Den Infuences
 












OSAKA School Influences
HIRAMA
USAKU School
MUNEYOSHI GEN-ROKU 1688     MUNESHIGE KEI-CHO 1596 |__________       ____|____ ____|____  ____|____ MUNESHIGE
MUNEYOSHI  MUNESHIGE (SETTSU)
_|_           MUNEYOSHI: MOKUME with ____|____ SUGU KO-MIDARE, GUNOME- MUNEYOSHI (7th) KA-EI 1848  MIDARE, NOTARE-MIDARE.
_____________ UJISHIGE KAN-BUN 1661 AWA KAMITSUGU KAN-BUN 1661 ___|____ UJISHIGE     TEGARAYAMA is tight grain or MUJI with |_________ SUGUHA, GUNOME-MIDARE, NOTARE, O-NOTARE, ___|____  ___|____   or TORAN-MIDARE. (see IWAKI) UJISHIGE  UJISHIGE ___|____     |__________ UJISHIGE  ___|____  ____|____ ___|____  UJISHIGE  MASASHIGE (TEGARAYAMA) KYO-WA 1801
UJISHIGE  ___|____  ____|____
UJISHIGE  MASASHIGE


KAMITSUGU KAN-BUN: From AWA, then moved to SANUKI and on 
to HIRAMA. Lived and worked in HIRAMA. Awarded
OMInoKAMI title. MOKUME HADA. SUGUHA and NOTARE
with GUNOME-MIDARE BA.
KAMI
ASHU JUNIN KAMI SAKU
SANSHU JU KAMITSUGU
KAMITSUGU (JI)
KAMITSUGU (KEI)








Tegarayama Masashige
Nagasa: 1 Shaku 6 Sun 6 Bu (50.3cm)
Moto-Haba: 9 Bu 8 Rin (2.97cm)
Nakago: 4 Sun 6 Bu (14.7cm)


Yagi Masakazu Family Possession
Shinogi-Tsukuri, Ihori-Mune, shallow curve to Chu-Kissaki.
Omote Hotama Heavenly Jewel above DaikokuTen God of Good Fortune.
Ura Nezumi "Rat" on Hotama Jewel.
Tightly knit Ko-Itame Hada has pronounced Ara Ji-Nie.
Toran Ba of Gunome-Midare in Nioi-Fukashi and profuse Ara-Nie with Sunagashi running.
Asaki-Notare Komi Boshi with Maru turn.
Ubu Yamagata Nakago with one Mekugi-ana.
  Oshu Shirakawa-shin Tegarayama Masashige
  Chodo Saku




Tegarayama Masashige




 















Tegarayama Masashige
Nagasa: 2 Shaku 3 Sun 6 Bu (71.51cm)
Moto-Haba: 1 Sun 5 Rin (3.18cm)
Nakago: 7 Sun 5 Bu (22.88cm)


Fukuda Family Possession
Shinogi-Tsukuri, Ihori-Mune, shallow curve to Chu-Kissaki.
Itame Hada with his O-Hada in the Koshi-moto.
Hiro-Sugu Asaki-Notare Gunome with Ashi in Nioi-Fukashi and Mura-Nie. Sunagashi streams over little Imo - "potatoes".
Omote is Ko-Maru with Hakikake while Ura is O-Maru. 
Ubu Yamagata Nakago has two Mekugi-ana. Double Kesho.

Oshu Shirakawa-shin Tegarayama Masashige
Kansei
Yonnen Hachi Gatsu Hi






Harima Kunishige
Running Itame and O-Mokume mix with O-Hada that is pulled and open in the wild and robust style of Hankei. Profuse Ji-Nie and Chikei.

Nioi and Nie Tobiyaki dot up on spires creating an almost Soshu-style Deer-antler Hitatsura, reaching to Muneyaki on the Omote. Stark Kinsuji and Inazuma arc and streak through Nioi and Nie Fukashi O-Midare Ba. Sunagashi runs and twists.

Ubu with two Mekugi-ana.
Banshu Ju Hachirobei Kunishige