Katana:Yamato Kami Fujiwara Masanori Higo Kami Fujiwara Masakatsu(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Ordering number:23866

Katana in Shirasaya (NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)

Signature: Yamato Kami Fujiwara Masanori
Higo Kami Fujiwara Masakatsu

We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo Saku, Jyojyo Saku, Jyo Saku, and Regular Saku. This piece is ranked as Jyojyo Saku for Yamato no Kami Fujiwara Masanori and Higo no Kami Fujiwara Masakatsu.
Habaki: Gold foiled single Habaki.
Blade Length: 77.7 cm (30.59 inches).
Curvature: 2.42 cm (0.95 inches).
Mekugi Hole: 1.
Width at Base: 3.24 cm (1.28 inches).
Width at the Tip: 2.37 cm (0.93 inches).
Thickness of Rim: 0.73 cm (0.29 inches).
Sword Weight: 950 grams.
Era: Edo period.
Shape: The body is wide and thick with a magnificent shape.
Jigane: Beautiful fine-grained Jigane.
Hamon: Lively Notare Hamon with round Gunome Midare in succession. The Boshi is rounded back.

Features: Higo Kami Fujiwara Masakatsu is held in the same esteem as Yamato Kami Fujiwara Masanori, but Masanori is considered superior. Their collaboration is rare and of great historical value.

Aoi Art’s Comment: Called Sanjo Masanori, originally from Tango Miyazu, he moved to Echizen in Fukui Prefecture. There are some scratches, but no notable problems. This is a valuable joint work by Yamato no Kami Fujiwara Masanori and Higo no Kami Fujiwara Masakatsu. The work features a healthy and beautiful Jigane, remarkable Notare Hamon, and round Gunome Midare.

NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token.
Aoi Art estimation paper
Whole Oshigata.


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