Ordering number : 18524
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Bungo Ju Fujiwara Teruyuki.
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saki ranking.
The blade was polished.
Blade length : 69.6 cm or 27.40 inches.
Sori :1.5cm or 0.59 inches.
Mekugi : 1
Width at the hamachi : 3.02 cm or 1.18 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.02cm or 0.79 inches.
Kasane :0.66 cm or 0.25 inches.
Era : Edo period Enpo era.
Shape : The blade is rather wide and thick
with suitable sori and longer kissaki.
Jigane :Koitame hada and Komokume had mixed
with jinie attach beautiful nice texture.
Hamon :Niedeki gunome midair and active Choji midair mixed
with jinie attach. In Hamon, there are many sunagashi
and also kinsuji work. Boshi is round shape.
Special feature:Bungo Teruyuki had made regular sword which is gentle
and calm swords. Generally Bungo sword makers are not popular
compare with neighbor country Hizen province.
Teruyuki first generation made swords at Enpo era
and continued to 3rd generation Kansei era.
This sword belonged to 1st generation and quite fantastic nixce Hamon.
Saya : Black rorio saya.
Tsuba :On the round shape iron stub, rise up small mimi and engraved Amida Yasuri.
signature is mentioned as Yama KIchi.
Menuki : On the syakudo plate, flower is engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira:On the syakudo plate, some designe is engraved.
From Aoi Art: Bungo Takada school had many sword makers.
They prefer to make long, wide and thick attractive Hamon.
This sword is very attractive Gunome midair hamon
with a lot of activities in Hamon.
Back ground of age: Edo period Enpo era.
Aoi Art estimation paper : NBTHK Tokubetsu hozon paper.