Ordering number: 22170
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature :Kawachi Kami Kunisuke(2nd generation)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
Habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki.
The blade was polished.
Blade length :70.0 cm or 27.5 inches.
Sori: 0.9 cm or 0.35 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3,23cm or 1.27 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2,14cm or 0.84 inches.
Kasane : 0,73cm or 0.28 inches.
The weight of the sword 725 grams
Era : Edo period Manji era.
Shape: Wide and thick sword with shallow Sori but longer Kissaki.
Jigane : Ko-itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached beautiful Osaka Jigane.
Hamon : From Hamachi, Suguha then Gunome-Midare mixed with CHoji. Kinsuji and Sunagashi worked.
From Aoi Art: This sword is Ubunakago, has only 1 Mekugi hole and is Kunisuke’s high ranking sword. His sword was regular in last few years, but his sword is popular these days and be rare.
We recommend you this sword.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon paper
Aoi Art estimation paper
whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta