Ordering number: 17347
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Fujishiro estimation paper)
Signature : Banshu Tegarayama Kanroku Fujiwara Uishige
Seitan Saku 2nd generation.
To-ko Jiten: shinshinto :cyujyo saku ranking:Harima
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Gold foiled double habaki.
Blade length : 75.7 cm or 29.8 inches.
Sori :1.7cm or 0.67inches.
Mekugi : 3
Width at the hamachi : 3.29cm or 1.295 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.75 cm or 1.083inches.
Kasane : 0.76cm or 0.3 inches.
The weight of the sword 995 grams.
Era : Edo period Anei era.1854.
Shape: The blade is wide and thick with deep sori and longer kissaki. On both sides of the blade, the engraved Bo-hi nice a looking shape and a healthy blade.
Jigane: Koitame and Komokume hada mixed with jinie attach beautiful fine texture.
Hamon: Niedeki Suguha based thick nioikuchi and gnome Midare, Notate Hamon
bright and clear nice active Hamon.
Bo-shi: rather round shape with hakikake style and Kinsuji work.
Special feature: 2nd generation Fujiwara Ujishige is a group of swordsmiths who have
continued from the first generation to the fifth generation, and this work is the first son.
Called Miki Shinbei. Retired and entered the road and named Taisei and died on
December 25, Tenmei 3rd.
From Aoi BijyutsuThis work is a masterpiece of the second generation of Fujiwara
Fujishige and the sword is wide and thick.
The sword is well polished and the bullion has a good blade pattern. Generally, He made
a rather small size, but this sword is huge. It can be said that it is a work that falls into
the category of a masterpiece without any drawbacks.
From Aoi Art: This sword was exhibited at the 42nd Saitama prefecture sword exhibition at the Saitama City Museum in Saitama prefecture.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Fujishiro estimation paper
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.