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Akasaka Godai Tsuba

TS0403

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An Akasaka kiku sukashi tsuba.  74.5 cm x 70.4 cm.  Kanteisho by the Nihon Tosogu Kenkyukai attributing it to Akasaka late Edo., so it is reasonable to attribute this to Tadatoki.  

The following genealogy of the eight generations of Akasaka smiths lists only the date of death.

Tadamasa (Suemon) 1657

Tadamasa (Shozaemon) 1677

Masatora (Shozaemon) 1707

Tadatoki (Hikojiro). Later changed his name to Tadamune also known as Oyahiko (parent Hiko). The date of his death is unrecorded.

Tadatoki Refered to Naka Hiko (middle Hiko) 1764

Tadatoki (Hikojuro) 1796

Tadatoki (Hikojuro) 1805

Tadatoki (Hikojuro) Date work as late as Kaei (1848 - 1854)  

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