Katana: Hizen Saga Ju Kunihiro(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering number:23790

Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature: Hizen Saga Ju Kunihiro

Shinto: Chu-Josaku: Wazamono: Hizen
(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.
Habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade Length: 68.5 cm (26.97 in)
Curvature: 2.1 cm (0.83 in)
Mekugi Hole: 1
Width at Base: 3.13 cm (1.23 in)
Width at the End: 2.15 cm (0.85 in)
Thickness of Rim: 0.65 cm (0.26 in)
Sword Weight: 700 grams
Era: Edo period, Shoho 1644
Shape: The sword has a wide body, a thick rim, and a deep curvature with an elongated tip, resembling the shape of swords from the Kan’ei era. It is a beautiful piece.
Jigane: Well-tightened small Mokume grain, almost Muji, indicating a finely forged Jigane.
Hamon: Nie-deki with a deep Nioiguchi, showing a well-engaged Midareba pattern with active Ashi and Kinsuji, extending to the cutting edge. The workmanship is excellent with visible Sunagashi and Kinsuji.

Features: Kunihiro is the son of Hirosada and his works are very similar to those of his father. He was known as Hashishita Rokurozaemon, resembles the work of his father.

Aoi Art’s Comment: From the blade’s edge to the Yokote lines, this deep Nioiguchi with a Midareba pattern continues, and the Boshi turns back in a rounded shape. This piece, with its deep curvature and slightly extended tip, represents a beautiful shape of the Kan’ei era.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
AoiArt estimation paper
Whole Oshigata

Price:850,000 JPY-.

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