Ordering number : 18597
Kago Yari in Koshirae
Signature : Hirokatsu(not guaranteed)
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Regular-saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Whole Koshirae length : 130 cm or 51.1 inches.
Blade length : 18.0 cm or 7.08 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Era : Early edo period.
Shape : This is the triangular Yari.
Jigane : Well grained Koitame-hada which has Jinie attached. It looks like Hizen style.
Hamon : Suguha mixed with Notare.
Special Feature : Hirokatsu was active in early Edo eriod and had a connection with Tadayoshi from Hizen province.
Koshirae : Kago Koshirae.
From Aoi Art : This style of Yari was designed for a Samurai to fight off ambush during the ride on the Kago, Japanese palanquin.
Aoi Art estimation paper: Whole Oshigata.