Katana:Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Saonoo Morihiro.(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number:23762

Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Signature : Mumei(unsigned) attributed as Saonoo Morihiro.

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Saku ranking.

Habaki :silver double habaki which is written Mukotsu (cut well sword)
Blade length : 64.9 cm or 25.55 inches.
Sori :1.6cm or 0.63 inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 3.05cm or 1.2 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.08 cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane: 0.68 cm or 0.27 inches.
Weight of the blade: 650grams
Era : Edo period Genroku era.
Shape : The blade is Mumei and engraved bo-hi on both sides of the blade.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach clear jigane.
Hamon :Nie deki suguha and notare and also gunome midare
with ashi work. Bo-shi is round shape.

Special feature: According to the Sayagaki which was written Aoe on the Saayagaki by Honami Cho-shiki. But NBTHK judged as Saonoo Morihiro who was working at Okayama. The blade is wide and thick healthy blade.

From Aoi Art: The blade was polished perfectly and active ash work. We recommend this sword for Iai practice and appreciation.

NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.


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