Order number : 17459
Katana in Shirasaya
Signature : Hizen Kuni Yoshihiro Saku Kore.
Keiou annen Ushi Nen Hachigatsu
(The blade was made at Keio first August.)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.
Habaki :silver wrapped single habaki.
Blade length : 70.3cm or 27.67 inches.
Sori :1.515cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.23 cm or 1.27 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.3cm or 0.90 inches.
Kasane : 0.71cm or 0.27 inches.
Era : Late Edo period.
Shape : The blade is wide (3.23cm) and thick
with suitable sori and longer kissaki healthy blade.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach
beautiful Hizen konuka hada texture.
Hamon :From Hamachi, suguha start and then gunome midare and this pattern continued 5 parts. boshi is round shape.
Special feature:Hizen Kuni Yoshihirois saga province
and made healthy blade. But unfortunately Japanese
government issued decree banning the wearing of Japanese swords.
so a lot of sword makers must stop making swords.
From Aoi Art: At meiji period,Japanese government issued Haito-rei
So every sword makers must stop making swords.
They felt complicated feeling at that period.
This sword is perfect condition without Kizu and flow nice Hizen blade.
We recommend this sword for you.
I think the blade will upgrade to NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
Guarantee NBTHK Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper