Ordering number : 19314
Katana in Shirasaya with Koshirae.(NBTHK Tokubetsu Hozon Paper)(Consignment Sale)
Signature : Chikuzen Kuni Ju Fukuoka Ju Moritsugu
(We divide 4 sections for each sword as Saijyo saku, Jyojyo saku Jyo saku and regular saku)
Shinto:Jyo saku : Chikuzen.
This sword belongs to Jyo Jyo saku ranking.
The blade was polished.
Habaki :gold wrapped double habaki.
Blade length : 66.67 cm or 26.25 inches.
Sori :1.515cm or 0.596inches.
Mekugi : 2
Width at the hamachi : 3.05cm or 1.2 inches.
Width at the Kissaki : 2.06 cm or 0.81 inches.
Kasane : 0.7cm or 0.276 inches.
Weight of the blade: grams 785 grams.
Era : Edo period Enpo era.
Shape : The blade is about 5cm Suriage and Machiokuri
but the all signature is mentioned on the Tang.
Jigane : Ko Itame hada well grained with Jinie attach.
There are long Chikei and Usturi.
Hamon : Suguha base, Choji Midare.
There are many Kinsuji and Sunagashi.
Boshi is Midarekomi style with Kinsuji.
Special feature: Moritsugu is a son of Toshihira. He was called Gonzanee no jyo. After his father’s dealth,
he has learnt from his cousin Korekazu and has inherit the family changing his name to Hanbe no joy.
He has passed away at Genroku 14th year at the age of 69. Moritsugu has made swords
of Choji midare and gonome midare like this blade. This Katana has deep nioiguchi
with active sunagashi and kinsuji work.
Saya : Black Ishime-Ji saya.
Tsuba : Round shape iron Tsuba. The rim is covered with Shakudo and silver.
Menuki : Horse and person are engraved with gold color.
Fuchikashira: Brass, family crest is engraved with gold and Shakudo color.
From Aoi Art: The blade is about 5cm Suriage and Machiokuri.
But the blade has an air of Ichimonji.
In Ha, there are a lot of activety. We recommend this Katana for you.
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Aoi Art estimation paper: whole Oshigata.