Katana: Bizen Koku Osafune Ju Nakagawa Shichiro Uemon Jo Yukikane

Ordering number: 22049
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Hozon Token)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Bizen Koku Osafune Ju Nakagawa Shichiro uemon
Jo Yukikane
Bunroku 5 Nen 8 Gatsu
備前国長船住中川七郎右衛門尉門行包

(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyo-jyo saku, Jyo saku, and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki: Gold foiled single habaki.
Blade length: 68.5cm or 26.96 inches.
Sori: 2.1 cm or 0.82 inches.
Mekugi: 2
Width at the hamachi: 3.27cm or 1.28 inches.
Width at the Kissaki: 2.1cm or 0.82 inches.
Kasane: 0.68cm or 0.26 inches.
The weight of the sword: is 845 grams.
Era: Late Muromachi period.
Shape: The blade has Zokumyo signature.
Regular width and thickness Katana with deep Sori, longer Kissaki.
Jigane: Ko Itame Hada well graiend with Jinie attach. The Jigane is beautiful.
Hamon: Notare base, Ko Gunome Midare.
In the Ha, there are Kinsuji. Boshi is Midarekomi and Hakikake style. 

Special Feature:Bizen Koku Osafune Ju Nakagawa Shichiro uemon Jo Yukikane was active in Bunmei era.
Sukekane is active for several generations. This blade was made by probably 3rd generation. He is a very skillful swordmaker.
There are Utsuri on the Ji. Although the engraving is powerful, it is quite different from the engraving in the Muromachi period.

From Aoi Art: This blade was made around late of the Muromachi period. Nakagawa Shichiro Zaemon Jo Yukikane was active first and then Nakagawa Shichiro uemon Jo Yukikane was active.
There is a dragon engraving. This was made after Edo period.

NBTHK Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata 

Price:550,000 JPY-.

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