Ordering number: 17672
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token)
Signature: Inshu Ju Fujiwara Kanesaki (first t generation)
Shinto: Chu Jyo Saku: Inaba
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo-Jyo Saku Regular saku J ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Copper with gold color double Habaki
Blade length: 70.3 cm or 27.67 inches.
Sori : 1.7cm or 0.66 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.04cm or 1.19 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.04 cm or 0.80 inches.
Kasane : 0.68cm or 0.26 inches.
The weight of the sword: 690 grams.
Era: Edo period Kanei. 1625
Shape: The blade is rather wide and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane: Koitame Hada and Komokume Hada mixed with Jinie attach nice clear Jigane.
Hamon :Nie deck segue and and double hamon.
From Monouchi area, double Hamon with sunagashi and kinsuji work.
Special feature:Inshu Ju Fujiwara Kanesaki was a son of the Mune Jyuro Kanesaki and also called same name of his father’s name.
Koshirae: Issaku Koshirae Mogarashi school.
Saya: Blackline (0.5cm) are made from the Kissaki
to the end of the saya.
Tsuba:On the round iron stub, 10 samurais are engraved with gold color.
Togarashi school. Edo period.
Menuki: The Sode of the Yoroi is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: On the shakudo plate,
some wise men are engraved with gold color. Mogarashi school.
From Aoi Art: Inshu Kanesaki was working at Insyu province
which place is well known nice sand iron.
So many sword makers from Heian period made
quite nice swords and Tachi.
This sword is nice clear jigane and fantastic clear suguha hamon.
Koshirae is nice issaku Mogarashi school mounting.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Kicho Token.
Guarantee NBTHK Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.