Ordering number: 22652
Katakama Yari in Shirasaya with Koshirae(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature: Hanyo Kuni Eiso Kaneshige
Jokyo Gannen Ne 8 Gatsu Kichijitsu(58 written with Shu)
Shinto: Chujosaku: Musashi
(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.
The blade is polished.
Blade length:19.5cm or 7.67inches.
Sori:0.0cm or 0.0inches.
Width at the hamachi:1.82cm or 0.71inches.
Width at the Kissaki:2.4cm or 0.94inches.
Kasane:0.88cm or 0.34inches.
The weight of the sword:250grams
Era: Jokyo 1, the Edo period
Shape: Rare Katakama Yari
Jigane: Koitamehada is grained well to be elaborate Jigane.
Hamon: Niedeki, Nijuba, Sanjuba, and becomes Hitatsura. Boshi is Midarekomi.
Special feature: We have another record of his inscription: Edo Yushima Oite Tenjin Fumoto Saku, so we can judge that he made swords in Edo.
Koshirae: Wooden Koshirae whose Ishizuki is made of iron.
From Aoi Art: Katakama Yari is very rare and Koshirae is supposed to have been made in the era when the blade was made. We seldom see this types in markets.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token paper
Aoi Art estimation paper:whole Oshigata by Ayaka Tsuruta
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