Ordering number : 15151
Katana in Shirasaya, with Koshirae (NBTHK Hozon Paper)
Signature : OIte Toto Oumi kami Mansai Tsunehide Tsuruku
Kyowa San Mizunotoi August Lucky Day
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saki)
This sword belongs to Saijyo saku ranking.
Shinshinto Chusaku : Musashi
The blade was polished
Habaki : Gold foiled double Habaki.
Blade length : 46.0 cm or 18.11 inches.
Sori : 0.6 cm or 0.24 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.35 cm or 0.92 inches.
Kasane : 1.04 cm or 0.40 inches.
Era : Edo Period Crica Kyowa 1803
Shape : It is wide and thick(1.04 cm) Yoroi Dooshi style strong looking work.
Jitetsu : Itame hada well grained with jinie attached with fine chikei work. It is clear jigane.
Hamon : Nie deki with deep Nioiguchi. Ashi is attached, Boshi is round end.
Special feature : Tsunahide is the student of 3rd generation Tsunehira.
His work is close to his mentor. This work is the best of Tsunehide.
It is stout nice jigane with wonde
Tsuba : Square iron tsuba with pattern engraved and inlaid with gold.
Fuchi Kashira : Shakudo Muji
Saya : Black Roiro saya. It is Aogai Chirashi work.
Menuki : Shakudo plate with cow design engraved and inlaid with gold.
NBTHK Hozon Paper
Aoi Art estimation paper : whole Oshigata.
Price : 450,000 JPY- (shipping costs not included in price)