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TOKUEI School -  NARA Group - KANEHIRO SAEMONSHIRO TOKUEI Founder 
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SAEMONSHIRO KANEHIRO OEI 1394
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KANEAKI BUN-AN 1444 KANENOBU(1) KA-KICHI 1441 KANEHIRO BUN-MEI 1468
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KANESUKE -br- KANE
NOBU(2) BUN-MEI 1469 KANEHIRO MEI-O 1492
CHO-KYO 1487
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KANENOBU(3) EI-SHIO 1504 KANEHIRO EI-SHO 1504
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KANE
NOBU(4) TEN-MON 1532 KANEHIRO TEN-MON 1532
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KANE
NOBU(5) TEN-SHO 1573 KANEHIRO EI-ROKU 1558

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KANETSUNA(1) HO-TOKU 1449 >---------------> KANETSUNA(1) Signed KANEMATSU in BUN-MEI 1469
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____|____ ____|___ KANEMATSU(2) EI-SHO 1504
KANETSUNA(2) BUN-MEI 1469 KANETOMO MEI-O 1492 ____|____
____|____ Went to work for SOUN KANEMATSU(3) TEN-MON 1532
KANETSUNA(3) TEN-MON 1532 ____|____
KANEMATSU(4) TEN-SHO 1573

KANEHIRO OEI 1394 (f: SENSHIN): SAEMONSHIRO TOKUEI Founder. His brother, 
UEMONJIRO
has a different father, NARATARO, see NARA. Grandfather:
NAOE UEMONJIRO MITSUYOSHI
. Buddhist name: HOMYO TOKUEI, from which
the name of his school. School work starts in EI-WA 1375 and TOKUEI
KANEHIRO's active period is between the OEI 1394 through to EI-KYO.
KANEHIRO

KANETSUNA(1) HO-TOKU 1449 (f: TOKUEI MATASHIRO KANENOBU): SHIROBEI. Signed
KANEMATSU in BUN-MEI. WAZAMONO rated swords, GUNOME-MIDARE BA.
KANEMATSU signed in BUN-MEI: SHINOGI is wide and raised, MUNE thin.
KO-ITAME HADA with MASAME on the HA and MASAMR in the SHINOGI-JI.
NIOI-DEKI SUGUHA and KO-MIDARE BA. JIZO BOSHI CHU-MARU.
NOSHU JU KANETSUNA
KANEMATSU

KANETOMO MEI-O (f: KANETSUNA): TOMO form: CHI "To know". KO-ITAME HADA has
MASAME along the HA. NIOI-DEKI SUGUHA has little TOGARI. FUSHI "knot"
KO-GUNOME MIDARE. JIZO CHU-MARU BOSHI. He worked for HOJO SOUN, at
ODAWARA.
EI-SHO KANETOMO in TOKUIN School. See TOKUIN.
KANETOMO

KANETSUNA BUN-MEI TOKUEI Group. KO-ITAME HADA MASA along the HA. NIOI-DEKI
SUGUHA KO-MIDARE BA where TOGARI sticks up. JIZO BOSHI or CHU-MARU.
KANETSUNA
KANETSUNA SAKU
NOSHU SEKI JU KANETSUNA
NOSHU SEKI JUNIN KANETSUNA SAKU

KANETSUNA TEN-MON 1532: ITAME runs with MASAME HADA and shows SHIRAKE-UTSURI.
NIOI DEKI GUNOME-CHOJI MIDARE BA. NIJI-MEI.
KANETSUNA

KANEMATSU(3) TEN-MON 1532: SEKI TOKUEI Group. NIOI-DEKI SUGUHA and KO-MIDARE BA.
KANEMTASU
SEKI JU KANEMATSU


KANEAKI BUN-AN 1444 (f: TOKUEI KANEHIRO): Son and student SEKI. KO-ITAME HADA
has MASAME where MASA runs along the SHINOGI-JI.
NIOI-DEKI SUGUHA where NIOI-GUCHI is tight. SUGU KOMARU BOSHI.
KANEAKI

KANENOBU(1) KA-KICHI 1441 (f: TOKUEI KANEHIRO): NOBU form: SEN "Proclaim".
MATASHIRO. SEKI. Working at HIRAGA. Smiths called HIRAGA-SEKI.
Pieces appear like SHIZU style. See NAOE SHIZU
KANENOBU

KANENOBU(2) BUN-MEI 1469 TOKUEI Group at HIRAGA. Making SHINOGI-TSUKURI,
IHOEI-MUNE with wide HABAKI-MOTO, tapering to narrow in the upper.
ITAME HADA runs with MASAME. NOTARE of GUNOME-MIDARE with TOGARI BA
defined of ASHI. HORIMONO of BO-HI and FUTATSUBI, two grooves.
KANENOBU
SEKI JU KANENOBU
NOSHU SEKI KANENOBU


KANEMARU BUN-MEI: UEMONJIRO

KANEMARU EI-SHO (f: KANEHIRO): NARATARO. SAEMONJIRO. Dates given are BUN-MEI
1469 to EI-SHO 1504. Another KANEMARU in KINJU School.
KANEMARU

KANEMARU TEN-MON: JIROMARU. SEKI.
KANEMARU
NOSHU JU KANEMARU


KANESUKE CHO-KYO 1487 (br: KANENOBU, grf: MITSUYOSHI): SUKE form: guard stand.
KANEHIRO School. UEMONJIRO.
KANESUKE
NOSHU KANESUKE

KANESUKE MEI-O 1492 (f: KANESUKE(1): NARA Group. ITAME HADA has CHIKEI.
An even GUNOME-MIDARE, slightly KO-MIADRE and TOGARI BA HAMON patterens.
Small NIJI-MEI.
KANESUKE

KANENOBU(3) EISHO: SEKI. - TOKUEI Group. Made sword like father.
MINO SEKI JU KANENOBU SAKU
NOSHU SEKI JU KANENOBU SAKU

KANENOBU(4) TEN-MON (f: NARA KANEMARU): TOKUEI in HIRAGA town.
KANENOBU

KANENOBU(5) TEN-SHO: MINO SEKI. TOKUEI smith and style. Work to 1587.
MINO SEKI JU KANENOBU
MINO-no-KUNI JU KANENOBU



Tokuei Kanetomo

Courtesy and Permissions of Tokuno Kazuo
Tokuei Kanetomo
Nagasa: 2 Shaku 3 Sun 8 Bu 5 Rin (72.4cm)
Moto-Haba: 3.18cm
Saki-Haba: 2.13cm
Moto-Kasane: 0.72cm
Saki-Kasane: 0.495cm
Saki-Naga: 3.66cm
Nakago: 19.42cm
Nakago-Kasane: 0.746cm


Shinogi-tsukuri, Ihori-mune Katana with a strong and deliberate slope in width from Saki-haba to Moto-haba and in Kasane.

Standing Itame Hada has strongly stated Ji-Nie.
Chu-Suguha has thickly laying Ko-Nie forming a lush Hataraki from which Ashi-iri forms Gunome-like figures in the Habuchi. Yubashiri and Nijuba separate and pull through the upper.
Kaen Boshi of Ko-Maru finds Niju Hagi following laminates. Midare Kaeri falls against the Mune.

Orikaeshi-Mei
where both date and signature fold to the opposite sides of the Nakago. Three Mekugi-ana.

Noshu Seki Ju Kanetomo
Mei-O Hachi-nen Ni-Gatsu Hi - 1499, Second Month





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