Daisho: Mumei(Shiga seki Kanenobu)/Kanefusa

Ordering number: 20557
Daisho in Shirasaya with Koshirae. (Consignment sale ) (NBTHk Hozon)

Dai(Katana)
Mei: Mumei(Shiga seki Kanenobu)

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-Jyo saku Jyo saku and regular
saku)
This sword belongs to the Jyo-Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.

Habaki: Gold foiled single
Blade length: 69.2cm or 27.2 inches
Sori: 2.0cm or 0.78 inches
Mekugi: 4
Width at the Hamachi: 2.83cm or 1.11 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 1.98cm or 0.77 inches.
Thickness: 0.54cm or 0.21inches
Weight of the blade: 525 grams

Era: Muromachi period Ou-ei 1492
Shape: Regular width and thick Sori but deep Sori and O-Kissaki. Futasuji-hi is engraved on frontside and characters and Acala are engraved.
Jigane: Ko-Itame-Hada well grained beautiful Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki-Gunome-Midare and Kogunome-Midare mixed. Sunagashi and Kinsuji worked. Boshi is a Midarekomi style round shape.

Special feature: Kanenobu is Mino’s swordsmith and made a sword at Siga so he was called Shiga-Seki.

Koshirae:
Tsuba: Shakudo Nanako plate. Cloud dragon is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Nanako plate. Dragon is engraved with gold color.
Saya: Nashi plate with blue shell powder
Menuki: Dragon is engraved with gold color.

from Aoi Art: This sword is Shiga-Seki but look like Naoe-Shizu because there are a lot of Kinsuju worked and there are no any flaws. Also the carvings are wonderful.

Sho(Sun-nobi Tanto)
Mei: Kanefusa
This sword belongs to the Jyo-Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished by high ranking polisher.

Habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki
Blade length: 35.2 cm or 13.85 inches
Sori: 0.6cm or 0.23
Mekugi: 2
Width at the Hamachi: 3.0 cm or 1.18 inches.
Thickness: 0.53 or 0.20
Weight of the blade: 235 gram

Era: Mromachi period Eiroku era.
Shape: Wide and Tanto with regular thickness.
Jigane: Ko-Itame Hada and Ko-Mokume-Hada mixed. Jinie attached beautiful Jigane. Utsuri appeared clearly.
Hamon: Nie-deki Komaru Hamon appeared on the both side and it looks like Muramasa work.

Special feature: Kanefusa is one of the most famous Seki swordsmiths and he is famous because he makes a unique Hamon named Kanefusa-Midare. It is round shape Hamon.

Koshirae:
Tsuba: Shakudo Nanako plate. Cloud dragon is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Shakudo Nanako plate. Dragon is engraved with gold color.
Saya: Nashiji with blue shell powder
Menuki: Dragon is engraved with gold color.
Kozuka: Shakudo Nanako plate. Clane and bamboo’s leaf are engraved with gold color.
Kogatana: Has Mei as Mino Kami Fujiwara Masatsune
Kogai: Shakudo Nanako plate. Clane and bamboo’s leaf are engraved with gold color.

From Aoi Art: Wude Sun-nobi Tanto with nice Nakago, Masame is clear. Hamon is round shape Gunome-Midare with Utsuri appeared.
These masterpieces were made by 2 Mino swordsmith, Kanefusa, and Kanenobu with Daisho Koshirae. We strongly recommend this sword for you.

Aoi Art estimation paper.
Hozon paper
Whole Oshigata

Price: 1,650,000 JPY-.

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