Katana: Mumei (Horikawa Kuninori) (Hozon)

Ordering number: 15900
Katana in Shirasya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Hozon Token)(NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Token)

Signature : Mumei (Horikawa Kuninori) 無銘(堀川国徳) Hozon
Signature : Mumei (Kanenobu) 無銘(兼延) Tokubetsu Kicho

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled single habaki. waves are engraved.
Blade length : 69.7cm or 27.4 inches.
Sori :1.515cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 2.975 cm or 1.16 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.26 cm or 0.88 inches.
Kasane : 0.51 cm or 0.20 inches.
The weight of the sword 750 grams.
Era : Edo period Kanei era.
Shape : Suriage Mumei, wide and thick sword
with deep Sori and longer Kissaki. Good shape sword.
Jigane : Itame-Hada well grained, Jinie attached and Chikei is visible.
Shinogi: Ietame-Hada with Masame.
Hamon: Niedeki deep Nioikuchi Gunome-Midare, especially, work strong around Monouchi area.

From Aoi Art: This sword was judged by NBTHK as Kanenobu of Muromachi period, but it was judged as Horikawa Kunitoku of Edo
period. In our opinion, the Hamon looks like Dewa Daijo Fujiwara Kunimichi.

NBTHK Hozon Token
NBTHK Koshu Tokubetsu Kicho Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.

Price:950,000 JPY-.

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