Ordering number: 20142
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)
Signature: Bishu Ju Suketaka
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo Saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: wooden Habaki.
Blade length: 68.16 cm or 26.83 inches.
Sori : 1.2 cm or 0.47 inches.
Width at the hamachi: 3.1 cm or 1.22 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.11 cm or 0.83 inches.
Kasane : 0.62 cm or 0.24 inches.
The weight of the sword 680 grams.
Era: The end of Edo period to the early Meiji period.
Shape: Rather wide and thick Katana. There is a Ubuha.
Jigane: Ko Itame Hada well grained with Jinie attach. Muji Fu Jigane.
Hamon: From Hamachi is Suguha and then Choji Midare with tight Nioikuchi. The Hamon is similar to his master Yokoyama Sukekane.
Boshi is a round shape.
Special feature: It is thought that Suketaka helped to make a sword with his master Sukekane. We think that it will be a better blade by polishing again.
From Aoi Art: In gueneral, there many short Katana by Yokoyama Sukekane.
This blade is also the same. The engraving is also nice.
We recommend this Katana for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.