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Katana:Sakushu Ju Kanesaki Saku Kore(NBTHK Hozon Token)

Ordering number:23738

Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Hozon Token)
Signature: Sakushu Ju Kanesaki Saku Kore

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku, and Regular Saku.
This sword is ranked as Jyo Saku for Sakushu Ju Kanesaki.

Habaki: Brass single habaki.
Blade Length: 75.7cm (29.80 in)
Curvature: 2.4cm (0.94 in)
Mekugi Hole: 2
Width at Base: 3.4cm (1.3in)
Width at Tip: 2.45cm (0.9in)
Thickness: 0.7cm (0.3in)
Sword Weight: 780 grams

Era: Around Genroku era, Edo period.(1688~1704)
Shape: the blade is wide and thick and has deep curvature and an extended kissaki, making it well-proportioned.
Jigane: Itame-hada with a beautiful grain.
Hamon: Nie-deki gunome-midare, with a midare-komi boshi and Yaki in Shinogi-ji.

Features: The old provincial name occupying the northeastern part of present-day Okayama Prefecture, a place famous for Japanese sword production.
Aoi Art’s Comment: While Okayama Prefecture is known for Bizen swords, Mimasaka also belongs to Okayama and has been known for sword production since before the Edo period. This piece is long and robust, and we recommend it for its reasonable price.

NBTHK Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper.
Whole Oshigata.
*Please note: The price does not include shipping fees.

Auction Starting Price:380,000JPY

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