Ordering number: AS20333
Katana in Shirasaya(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token)
Signature : Bizen Koku Osafune Ju Sukesada Saku
Genroku 16Nen 8 Gatsuhi
Toko Jiten:shinto:cyujyo saku:Bizen.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki : Silver single habaki.
Blade length : 62.9 cm or 24.764 inches.
Sori :2.3 cm or 0.9 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.15cm or 1.24 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.03 cm or 0.8 inches.
Kasane : 0.7cm or 0.276inches.
The weight of the sword 635 grams.
Era : Edo period Genroku era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick with deep sori
and longer kissaki nice looking shape.
Jigane :Koitame hada well grained with jinie attach clean Muji style nice texture.
Hamon :From Hamachi, Suguha hamon and then Gunome midare wider
gunome midare. Boshi is Notare and round shape turns back.
Special feature:In the Edo period, Bizen sword maker district was flooded
with the Yoshino River during the Muromachi period and the
demand for swords dropped sharply because the war ended.
The momentum was completely lost.
However, the representative is Kozuke Daijyo Sukesada swordsmith
in Bizen started to make swords with together at Bizen.
It came to be booming again. This sword has Uramei Genroku 16 Nen 8 Gatatsu hi
which is precious data.
The blade is healthy and healthy Hamachi and also Ububa.
We recommend this healthy blade for you.
NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Token
Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.