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Shogi pieces craftsman "Kou-getsu 幸月" made Kiyo-sada-syo (Kiyo-sada typeface) Engraved Shogi pieces SKM-405-KGH-MKS-01F

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Shogi pieces craftsman "Kou-getsu 幸月" made Mikurajima-hon-tsuge (Mikura Island grown boxwood) Masame, Kiyo-sada-syo (Kiyo-sada typeface) Engraved Shogi pieces.

"Kou-getsu 幸月" is a Shogi pieces maker who learned pieces making under "Fugetsu 富月", a Shogi pieces craftsman who is regarded as one of the top five masters of the modern age.
"Kou-getsu 幸月" is especially good at "Engraving".

These Shogi pieces are "hand carved Shogi pieces" with the characters of the "Kiyo-sada typeface" carefully carved into the vertical grain wood of the island yellow willow.

Materials : Mikurajima-hon-tsuge (Mikura Island grown boxwood) /
Mikurajima is an island located in the central part of the Izu Islands (an area with many islands of various sizes) in Tokyo, Japan.
The quality of tsuge grown in the unique soil and climate is perfect for making shogi pieces.
Mikurajima Island is the most highly regarded tsuge producing area along with the Satsuma region of Kagoshima Prefecture, that produces Satsuma tsuge.
The hontsuge grown on Mikurajima Island is the best material for shogi pieces in terms of the color, luster, touch, weight, and texture of the wood.

Wood grain : Masame /
”Masame” is a wood grain that runs vertically straight across a Shogi pieces.
It does not have the flamboyance of tiger spots or root grain, but it has the elegance of straight grain, and its hardness and good pointing characteristics make it a popular choice for many people who prefer straight grain.

Typeface : Kiyo-sada-syo (Kiyo-sada typeface) /
Together with "Genpei Kiyoyasu" and "Yasu-kiyo", "Kiyo-sada" is a relatively old typeface that has been handed down since the Edo period.
The main features of "清安書 Kiyo-yasu typeface" are the rounded strokes of the "O" in the "Ryu-O" (backside of the "飛車 Hisha" piece), the "Kin" (backside of the "桂馬 Kei-ma" piece), and especially impressive is the last stroke of the long, extended "歩 Fu" (the "pawn").
This typeface is elegant and popular.
This Shogi pieces are recommended for those who are looking for a piece with a slightly different typeface.

Shogi pieces types : Engraved Shogi pieces /
This is a shogi pieces whose characters are engraved on the surface.
Engraved characters have various types of typefaces.
*The "Production Process of Shogi pieces" can be check in the image.

"Fuji Koma no Kai" (Shogi Pieces Craftsman Association) / The Shogi Craftsman Training Association is organized by Shogi pieces master"Fugetsu (富月)", a Shogi craftsman based in Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.
"Kou-getsu(幸月)" is a Shogi pieces craftsman who learned piece making under Shogi pieces master"Fugetsu (富月)".
駒師 幸月 He is especially good at "Engraving".

  • Shogi pieces craftsman "Kou-getsu 幸月" made Mikurajima-hon-tsuge (Mikura Island grown boxwood) Masame, Kiyo-sada-syo (Kiyo-sada typeface) Engraved Shogi pieces
  • Shogi pieces in a paulownia flat box

  • 1,000 JPY flat rate shipping within Japan, free shipping for purchases totaling 20,000 JPY or more.
    Please bear the actual cost for shipping charges outside Japan.
  • You may find small knots, burrs, rolled-in bark as all these products are made of natural trees.
    There may be some small flaw or scratch, dent, chipping.

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